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Boron Deficiency



P_borondiff

Boron Deficiency

Usually appear in

Spring to Autumn


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Caused By:-     Excess Soil Lime

Description

The symptoms vary with the plants or tree affected. On root vegetables the growth is inhibited and cracking of the root which leads to rotting. On trees the leaves may be distorted and smaller than usual. Heavy rainfall areas are prone to this deficiency.
Picture by University of Georgia Plant Pathology Archive, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org.
See also PEAR BORON DEFICIENCY, CALCIUM DEFICIENCY, IRON DEFICIENCY, MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY, MANGANESE DEFICIENCY, MOLYBDENUM DEFICIENCY, NITROGEN DEFICIENCY, PEAR BORON DEFICIENCY, PHOSPHORUS DEFICIENCY, POTASSIUM DEFICIENCY.


Control

Applying Borax in quantities depending on rainfall as Boron is rapidly leached from soils during heavy rainfall.



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