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Pear Boron Deficiency



P_pborondif

Pear Boron Deficiency

Usually appear in

Summer to Autumn


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Caused By:-     Too much Lime on Sandy soil.

Description

Pear Boron-deficiency can cause pitting and distortion on the fruit surface, but also causes patches of dead brown cells inside the fruits which affects the texture and taste. Some varieties are more prone to this problem.
See also other problems under BORON DEFICIENCY. This problem can also be confused with the far more serious PEAR STONY PIT VIRUS. Picture by University of Georgia Plant Pathology Archive, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org.See also BORON DEFICIENCY, CALCIUM DEFICIENCY, IRON DEFICIENCY, MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY, MANGANESE DEFICIENCY, MOLYBDENUM DEFICIENCY, NITROGEN DEFICIENCY, PEAR BORON DEFICIENCY, PHOSPHORUS DEFICIENCY, POTASSIUM DEFICIENCY.


Control

The cause of Boron Deficiency can be too much lime and or drought conditions in light soils. Applying Borax in quantities depending on rainfall as Boron is rapidly leached from soils during heavy rainfall.

P_pborondif P_pborondif[2]

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