Plant Nutrient Deficiency

Is your crop suffering from nutrient deficiency? Inadequate levels of any of these essential plant nutrients can have major effects on crop growth, health and yield. Click on the links below to find out more about the importance of each of key nutrient and how to identify the causes of symptoms of deficiency.

Phosphorous stress is typically seen in younger stem and leaf tissue as a distinct purple or bronze chlorosis. Plants tend to be slow growing, stunted, with poor root mass, flower set and fruit development.
Phosphorous stress affects the early stages of development, during which the plant is setting genetic yield potential. In addition, tolerance to biotic/abiotic factors will be poor, increasing risk of drought/heat stress and reducing disease resistance mechanisms. Phosphorous stress is often worse in alkaline soils and P-fixing soils rich in calcium, magnesium, iron or aluminium.
Check soil status and correct if necessary. Place and protect phosphorus fertilisers. Foliar treatment at the on-set of active growth can be very effective. Routine foliar phosphite can have a major impact on promoting plant health.

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