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The In-Crop pH Reducer and Water Softner

What is It?

  • SopHtner95 is a soil and water pH conditioner.
  • It controls algae and buffers the tank mix spraying solution.
  • SopHtner95 is formulated using naturally-occurring organic acids and represents an environmentally sound management tool for lowering alkaline soil conditions.
  • It is also safer for in-crop use where acidic conditions are required for better efficacy.
  • SopHtner95 acts as a weak chelator improving the efficiency of uptake through the leaves.
  • The product is available in 10L jugs, 450L and 1000L IBC’s.

When & Why Use It?

  • Hard water often has high pH due to the level of carbonate it contains.
  • The continuous application of high pH water tends to increase the pH of the soil.
  • Also, many herbicides and fungicides require an acidic solution for better efficacy.
  • By adding SopHtner95, hardness of the water can be lowered, which reduces the possibility of soil pH raise.
  • SopHtner95 is a pH reducer designed for soil and water applications, where the pH needs to be lowered into a more acidic range.
  • Non-Exhaustive List of herbicides often affected in the efficacy of water hardness: 2,4D Amine, Amitrole, Atrazine, Bentazone, Clethodin, Dicamba, Endothal, Fluazifop, Glufosinate Ammonium, Glyphosate, Imazamox, Imazapyr, Imazethapyr, MCPA Amine, Metsulfuron-Methyl, Paraquat, Picloram, Quizalofop, Sethoxydim and Trakoxydim.

What to Expect?

  • SopHtner95 reduces the pH of the water and conditions the soil for turf, trees and ornamentals and greenhouse soil mixes.
  • The product is safer for use in-crop and to the users more than other pH reducers such as sulfuric acid and ammonium sulfate.
  • When adding SopHtner95 to a mixture containing micronutrients, part of these elements can be chelated and made more available to the crop.

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Application Guidelines

Warm & Cool Season Turf:

  • Apply at 60 – 180 ml in a minimum of 2 US gal water per 1,000 sq. ft (60 – 180 ml per 100 sq meter)
  • SopHtner should be applied monthly. The ideal pH range is 6.0 – 6.5.

Trees & Ornamentals:

  • Soil Drench: 1L per 100 US gal of tank mix (250 ml per 100 L water)
  • Repeat the application every 30 days or as needed. The ideal pH range 5.0 – 6.5.

Greenhouse Growing Media:

  • Mix 120 – 180 ml per 1 US gal of water (120 – 180 ml per 4 L water)
  • If pH is not sufficiently lowered, continue to adjust pH over several waterings at a rate of 60 – 120 ml per US gal of water.

Hand Watering:

  • Mix ½ – ¾ teaspoon per US gal of water
  • Saturate soil with solution

All Field Crops:

  • Apply 100ml per 10 US gal spray volume


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