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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 a Major Key in the Palm Oil Industry

:: Friday, February 18, 2022 :: Posted By Weng Kee Ch'ng
Boron a Major Key in the Palm Oil Industry
Weng Kee Ch'ng, regional agronomist for U.S. Borax, sits down with Asia Palm Oil magazine to discuss our company and boron fertilization in the palm oil industry.

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.

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).

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 500 customers with more than 1,700 delivery locations globally. We supply 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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