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Micronutrients take macro role at Global Micronutrient Summit

:: Thursday, September 21, 2023 :: Posted By Punit Antal
Micronutrients take macro role at Global Micronutrient Summit
U.S. Borax is proud to be a principal partner of the Global Micronutrient Summit 2.0, an event dedicated to micronutrient fertilizers. Learn more about the event, expert-led sessions, and benefits of attending.

Availability of boron in Brazilian soils

:: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 :: Posted By Eduardo Saldanha
Availability of boron in Brazilian soils
Low pH soil is a good indication of boron (B) deficiency. In general, the tropical regions of the world have old and weathered soils with low organic matter. These conditions are favorable to the loss of various nutrients by leaching, especially boron.
 

Celebrating the heart of American agriculture: Family farms

:: Friday, September 8, 2023 :: Posted By Roger Gunning
Celebrating the heart of American agriculture: Family farms
In the vast and ever-evolving landscape of American agriculture, one steadfast presence remains the backbone of rural communities and the source of our nation's food security: Family farms.
 

App empowers cotton farmers in Brazil

:: Wednesday, August 23, 2023 :: Posted By Eduardo Saldanha
App empowers cotton farmers in Brazil
Brazil, renowned for its thriving cotton industry, faces a pressing challenge that can impact crop yields and profitability: Boron deficiency. To equip farmers with valuable tools for combating this issue, the Cotton App empowers cotton farmers across Brazil.

Boron in soybean nutrition: Accumulation curve and high agronomic efficiency fertilizer

:: Wednesday, August 2, 2023 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Boron in soybean nutrition: Accumulation curve and high agronomic efficiency fertilizer
Scientific research over the years has studied the patterns of absorption, partitioning, and remobilization of nutrients in soybean cultivation. In recent years, studies have shown that the potential for nutrient accumulation—including boron—has increased significantly due to current high productivity levels.

Arsenic in fertilizers

:: Wednesday, July 12, 2023 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Arsenic in fertilizers
Arsenic (As) is a naturally occurring, toxic heavy metal dispersed in the environment through a variety of industrial, mining, and agricultural activities. High levels of arsenic can cause toxicity in cultivated plants and potential soil pollution.

Boosting pulse production in India: The power of boron

:: Wednesday, June 21, 2023 :: Posted By Punit Antal
Boosting pulse production in India: The power of boron
The role of pulses in India's economy is integral to its food security. Boron is an essential micronutrient required for the growth and development of plants and boron deficiency in soil can lead to reduced crop yields and poor-quality produce.

Availability of boron to plants

:: Monday, June 12, 2023 :: Posted By Eduardo Saldanha
Availability of boron to plants
Soil plays a major role in determining the availability of boron in plants. Boron is taken up by plant roots from the soil solution. Learn about the science behind boron adsorption and deficiency.

Unlocking the potential of boron in China’s agriculture market

:: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 :: Posted By Abigail Jiang
Unlocking the potential of boron in China’s agriculture market
Agriculture plays a significant role in many Asian economies, including China—one of the world's largest agricultural countries. The agriculture industry in China continuously searches for ways to increase crop yields to meet the growing demand for food at home and commodity crops abroad.

Key functions of boron in oil palm cultivation in Latin America

:: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 :: Posted By Eduardo Saldanha
Key functions of boron in oil palm cultivation in Latin America
Boron (B) deficiency has been identified as the most common nutritional disorder in oil palm plantations around the world, and it is intensified in regions with alkaline, sandy soils and subject to high volumes of rainfall.
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