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Calcium Deficiency



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Calcium Deficiency

Usually appear in

All Seasons


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Caused By:-     Various Causes

Description

Blossom End Rot due to calcium Deficiency. Although this is not a pest as such it often causes problems related to certain pests. The effects on a plant is different according to the plant and cause. On Brassicas the browning of internal leaves, stunting and browning of central leaves of Celery spindly or stunted leaves on potatoes. It can also make it easier for club root to affect Brassicas. Often blossom or fruit would rot on some plants. Picture from Wikimedia Commons.
See also BORON DEFICIENCY, IRON DEFICIENCY, MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY, MANGANESE DEFICIENCY, MOLYBDENUM DEFICIENCY, NITROGEN DEFICIENCY, PEAR BORON DEFICIENCY, PHOSPHORUS DEFICIENCY, POTASSIUM DEFICIENCY.


Control

Liming the soil to raise the ph of the soil especially where Brassicas are grown.



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