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Research Provides Case for Boron Application in Soybeans

:: Thursday, September 17, 2020 :: Posted By Flávio Barcellos Cardoso
Research Provides Case for Boron Application in Soybeans
Soybeans, like all legumes, have a high boron requirement, necessitating pre- and in-season monitoring via both soil and foliar testing.

How to Boost Profitability Using Boron on Commodity Crops

:: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 :: Posted By Wendall Boehlje
How to Boost Profitability Using Boron on Commodity Crops
Maximum commodity crop yields call for both micro and macronutrients to be available when and where a plant requires them. As one of eight essential micronutrients, boron is critical to reaching corn and soybean crop yield potential.

Manage Boron Availability to Manage Ergot Infection

:: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 :: Posted By Wendall Boehlje
Manage Boron Availability to Manage Ergot Infection
The scourge of the small cereal and rye grain, ergot can negatively impact the quality of barley grain, and in turn, the profitability of the crop.

Boron Sweetens Production Outcomes for Banana Growers

:: Monday, March 11, 2019 :: Posted By Punit Antal
Boron Sweetens Production Outcomes for Banana Growers
Banana growing success is largely dependent on plant nutrition. Along with essential nutrients such as potassium (K) and nitrogen (N), proper levels of the micro-nutrient boron (B) can ensure larger, better-quality bunches.

Boron: The Secret to Higher Corn Yields

:: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 :: Posted By Wendall Boehlje
Boron: The Secret to Higher Corn Yields
Increasing global demand for dietary and industrial uses of corn is putting new pressures on corn growers to maximize their yields.

The Basics of Palm Oil

:: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 :: Posted By Weng Kee Ch'ng
The Basics of Palm Oil
Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil extracted from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the oil palm fruit. The oil primarily comes from the African oil palm and to a lesser extent from American oil palm and maripa palm (Attalea maripa).

Boron Toxicity in Rice

:: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 :: Posted By Lucy Meng
Boron Toxicity in Rice
Boron uptake is closely related to the boron concentration of the soil and the rate of water transpiration by rice plants. This means that rice plants can be particularly susceptible to boron toxicity.

Saving the Olive From Its Past

:: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Saving the Olive From Its Past
Olives have been cultivated for at least 5,000 years—for their oil and their fruit. Yet, all this time, the olive tree itself was a stingy, hostile, uncooperative friend to man. The yield per tree was always miserably low until la olivicultura moderna.

Soy What?

:: Monday, October 1, 2018 :: Posted By Wendall Boehlje
Soy What?
Most soybeans are grown either in the United States or Brazil. Soybeans find their way into hundreds of edible products and numerous technical uses.

Refined Borate: The Key Ingredient in Fertilizer Blends for Customer Loyalty

:: Thursday, January 18, 2018
Refined Borate: The Key Ingredient in Fertilizer Blends for Customer Loyalty
Initial nutrient price isn’t the only—or the best—way to determine the value of the borates you choose for your blends. The question isn’t which borates are least expensive, but what is the true cost of using cheap mineral borates?
 
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