Zinc can be applied throughout the season. Applications should ensure sufficient zinc is available prior to flowering. Foliar applications are the most appropriate means of treating a deficiency. Deficiencies occur only rarely in greenhouse crops.
|Zinc at tomato growth stages|
|Establishment||Ensures good shoot growth|
|Vegetative growth||Ensures growth is not limiting|
|Flowering - fruit set||Maximizes flower set, development and fruiting|
|Fruit ripening - maturity||Ensures even ripening|