Agronomist Guillermo Alonso says that to increase yields, Argentina must follow the example of Brazil and begin to think

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Published Apr 18, 2024

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In Argentina, agricultural productivity is facing a standstill due to soil nutrient deficiencies, as noted by agronomist Guillermo Alonso from Spraytec. The company is tackling this challenge by emphasizing the importance of foliar nutrition, phytostimulants, and seed treatments aimed at enhancing plant growth and yield. Drawing inspiration from Brazil's successful soil amendment practices, Alonso advocates for the adoption of advanced nutrient management strategies in Argentina. By addressing the critical shortages of zinc, phosphorus, sulfur, nitrogen, and boron, Spraytec aims to revolutionize Argentine agriculture and significantly boost crop yields.
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“In Argentina we have stagnated in yields, mainly due to a nutritional issue. We increasingly have a deficiency of nutrients in the soil,” said agronomist Guillermo Alonso, a member of the company Spraytec, to Bichos de Campo. Although it is a multinational that stood out for its products for the agricultural spraying market, today it specializes in the manufacture of microfertilizers to increase yields. Although the use of these inputs is not widespread in the country, the specialist assured that such management is the source of productive growth in countries like Brazil and Argentina must follow that path. “The Brazilian has really much more deficient soils and was nourished. Brazil had to build its soils because they were very acidic. They had to correct it, but they have a different state policy than ours, where the farmer really has it much easier. If the Brazilian does not spend on water, as they say on amendments, on entering and checking the lot, he cannot obtain the ...
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