UK: “Potato Lono” fertilizer promises major yield uplift

Potato Lono promises major yield upliftLevity CropScience has unveiled new research claiming its product Potato Lono can increase potato yields by up to $1,000 per hectare. The UK-based business said that independent three-year field trials held in England, Ireland, the Netherlands and France had proven the uplift in yields. The company announced the results at the British Potato Show in Harrogate. “We’re excited to have revealed this groundbreaking data” said joint MD David Marks. “Our hard work has paid off and now growers around the world will be able to benefit from this research and our innovative application of this knowledge into unrivalled, pioneering fertiliser products.” Lono for Potato is described by the company as “a smart fertiliser that focuses the plants growth on tubers, by supplying nitrogen in a form that encourages reproductive growth. Lono hold nitrogen in the amine form, and also contains calcium and important micronutrients. Applied in low doses through the season Lono lifts tuber numbers and improves grading, skin finish and quality.” More