Originally Posted by Trueturf
Carrier rate also depends on what kind of feed your trying to do. Foliar feeding you want low carrier rates if you want the roots to uptake the feed then yes higher carrier rates would be better
Turf can only Foliar up take about a 1/10 of pound of N per 24 hour period. So enough carrier to reach the root is necessary if you are applying more than a small amount of N.
Therefore there should be a healthy balance between Carrier and the quantity of Fertilizer being applied. To strong of a salt solution (fertilizer) will burn turf.