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Agriculture

Our broadcast fertilisers are primarily phosphate (P) and binary nitrogen-phosphorus (NP) (*) fertilisers intended to satisfy the nutritional requirements of field crops (wheat, barley, beetroot, potatoes, rape, corn).

These nutritional requirements are as follows :

  • three essential elements - nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) ;
  • two secondary elements - sulphur (S) and magnesium (Mg) ;
  • numerous trace elements such as copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), boron (Bo) and manganese (Mn) ;
  • phosphorus and calcium, which are as important for soil structure as for plant nutrition.

We market granular (P and NP), powder (P) and liquid (NP) fertilisers.

The choice between these different possibilities is determined more by factors such as available manpower, storage constraints and speed and simplicity of cultivation than by the agronomic efficiency of the fertilisers, which is broadly comparable.

We offer various types of granular fertiliser :

  • simple phosphate (P) ;
  • binary NP (containing both nitrogen and phosphorus).

We also sell NP (nitrogen + phosphorus) liquid fertilisers comprising ammonium polyphosphate (10/34/0 solution).

The advantages of ammonium polyphosphate are :

  • spectacular performance in winter or spring crops ;
  • easy and precise application to the root system ;
  • preservation of final yield in difficult conditions.

(*) The roles of phosphorus and nitrogen:

Phosphate is a basic component of DNA, the material which carries genetic information in cell chromosomes. It is also a component of the cell walls through which nutrient exchange takes place. In addition, phosphorus plays a role in the capture and transportation (by phosphate molecules) of solar energy and hydrogen in water during photosynthesis. It also activates cell multiplication and root growth, and promotes early development of crops.

Nitrogen plays an essential role in the creation of living matter from mineral matter. In cell protoplasm it is combined with other basic elements to form nitrogenous organic substances (proteins).

It is one of the components of chlorophyll, which controls the fundamental process of photosynthesis. In nature, nitrogen is abundantly present in two states :

  • in its free state it makes up 4/5 of air ;
  • in a combined state, in mineral (ammoniac, nitrate) or organic form.

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Sales contact

Prayon S.A.
Division Horticulture
144, rue J. Wauters
4480 Engis
Belgium
Tel: +32 4 273 92 11
Fax: +32 4 273 96 44
Email: hortipray@prayon.com

Prayon Benelux N.V.
Tel: +32 3 860 18 28
prayonbenelux@prayon.com

Prayon Deutschland GmbH
Tel: +49 231 55 79 90 0
verkauf@prayon.com

Prayon Iberica S.A.U.
Tel: +34 915 553 002
picomercial@prayon.com

Prayon Italia Srl
Tel: +39 02 43 81 11 80
prayonitalia@prayon.com

Prayon UK plc
Tel: +44 1582 76 99 99
info-uk@prayon.com

Prayon Inc.
Tel: +1 706 771 34 34
customerserviceusa@prayon.com

Julia PRESNOVA

VP Sales ASIA/LATAM
Tel: +32 4 273 96 09
jpresnova@prayon.com

Asia

Andy TANG
Tel: +603 8073 2644
atang@prayon.com
Ekkawit SAENKHAM
Tel: +66 854 228 225
esaenkham@prayon.com 
Akash BARTHAKUR
Tel: +91 11 4611 5491
abarthakur@prayon.com

Latam

Marcelo V. MENDES
Tel: + 55 16 3237 7413
mmendes@prayon.com
Georgina FRAGOSO
Tel: +52 55 5876 3574
gfragoso@prayon.com

 

Joël CERFONTAINE
VP Sales EMEA

Tel: +32 4 273 95 18
jcerfontaine@prayon.com

 

Radka DUDLOVA
Tel: +420 720 411 930
rdudlova@prayon.com

 

USA

Customer Service
Tel: +1 706 771 34 34 
customerserviceusa@prayon.com

Support and services

On top of delivering high quality products formulated to suit all the plants’ needs, Prayon assists growers in enhancing crop yield and quality by offering targeted advice and specific management tools.

It is key that fertiliser formulation and selection match crop needs. Based on a broad experience and expertise acquired from the field, Prayon ensures the best use of its products is made for specific crop requirements.

Crop performance can really be maximised by applying the right amount of nutrients at the right time.