Muriate of Potash (MOP) Fertilizer (Potassium Chloride) – 50KG

9,000.0012,000.00 (-25%)

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  • Muriate of Potash Fertilizer can be used for all types of crops
  • Potassium content: 50%
  • Chloride content: 45%
  • pH: 7
  • Fertilizer Analysis: 0-0-60
  • It comes in red and white colour
  • It also comes in 50kg bags
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Muriate of Potash (MOP) is a type of fertilizer with a very high content of potassium. It is usually used to address potassium deficiencies in plants or soil.

Muriate of Potash fertilizer is also called potassium chloride. Aside having potassium, it also has chloride. The granules of potassium chloride fertilizer come in size of 2 – 4 mm. It has a bulk density of about 1.05 tonnes per cubic metre.

Muriate of Potash (MOP) fertilizer can help plants to resist or tolerate stresses like adverse temperature, pests and diseases.

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Chemical Properties of Muriate of Potash Fertilizer (MOP)

The following are the chemical properties of MOP fertilizer:

  • Potassium content: 50%
  • Chloride content: 45%
  • pH: 7
  • Fertilizer Analysis: 0-0-60

Crops Potassium Chloride Fertilizer can be used for

MOP fertilizer can be used for vegetable crops like pepper, cucumber, egg plants, watermelon, okra, lettuce and kale etc.

Potassium chloride fertilizer can also be applied to tree and fruit crops like mango, orange, cocoa, apple, oil palm, cashew and avocado etc.

Muriate of Potash fertilizer can also be used for broad acre crops like maize, sorghum, millet, sesame and sugarcane etc.

Benefits of MOP Fertilizer

The following are the benefits of the nutrients in MOP fertilizer:

Benefits of Potassium

  • Potassium optimizes the transportation of water, carbohydrate and nutrients in plant tissues.
  • Potassium improves quality, taste, shelf life and look of fruits.
  • Potassium promotes turgidity of plants and fruits by reducing water loss.
  • Potassium enables plants to better withstand stressors like adverse weather conditions, diseases and pests.
  • It helps in regulating the exchange of CO2.
  • Potassium aids the process of photosynthesis.
  • Potassium has a positive impact on root development.

Benefits of Chloride

  • Chloride can make plants grow in a healthy way if used in the right way.

How to Use MOP Fertilizer

Muriate of Potash fertilizer in conjunction with other fertilizers can be applied as basal to plants.

MOP fertilizer can also be side dressed or top dressed. When side dressing MOP fertilizer, it should be buried in holes beside each plant. This will ensure that the plant maximizes the usage of the fertilizer.

MOP fertilizer can also be fertigated to plants through drip irrigation. 1-5KG of potassium chloride fertilizer should be applied to one hectare of farmland depending on the type of crop and the fertility of the soil

Care should be taken when applying MOP fertilizer to soils with a high content of chloride.

Advantages of Using Muriate of Potash Fertilizer

  • MOP fertilizer is relatively cheap.
  • The potassium it has can help in improving the disease, pests and adverse weather tolerances of crops.
  • MOP improves the quality, shelf life, colour and taste of fruits.
  • MOP fertilizer is easy to store and use.

Production of Muriate of Potash

Potash is usually mined from deposits around the world. After extraction of potash from the deposits, further processing is done for it to turn to potassium chloride fertilizer.

Non-Agricultural Use of Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride can be used for human and animal health. It should be noted that this product is a fertilizer and not for use by animal or human.

To order Muriate of Potash fertilizer on phone, please call 08025141924.

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Muriate of Potash (MOP) Fertilizer (Potassium Chloride) – 50KG

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