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Identifying and addressing boron deficiencies in South America

:: Monday, August 22, 2022 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Identifying and addressing boron deficiencies in South America
Boron deficiency can significantly affect crop yields. This is especially prevalent in South America, particularly agriculture-rich Brazil, where most soils test at low levels of boron.

Palm oil’s secret ingredient: Boron

:: Monday, July 18, 2022 :: Posted By Weng Kee Ch'ng
Palm oil’s secret ingredient: Boron
As demand for palm oil continues to rise, and the option to grow more palm may seem obvious. Yet, the more sustainable answer is to increase the output and efficiency.

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.

A Bevy of Boron

:: Monday, September 24, 2018 :: Posted By Adam Brodie
A Bevy of Boron
Do you know where your next meal is coming from? Chances are, some of it derives from plants—fruits, vegetables, coffee, wine, breads, and cereals.

Boron for Brazil

:: Thursday, September 1, 2016 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Boron for Brazil
Today, Brazil boasts a diverse economy. But it all started with coffee.

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