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The major challenges and opportunities to increase micronutrient use in agriculture

:: Monday, March 15, 2021
The major challenges and opportunities to increase micronutrient use in agriculture
The impact of micronutrients on crop production is growing in importance. Learn more in this article from Fertilizer Focus magazine.

Fertilizer Solutions for Boron Deficiency in India

:: Monday, February 22, 2021 :: Posted By Punit Antal
Fertilizer Solutions for Boron Deficiency in India
Currently, around 45% of arable Indian soil is boron deficient including latent deficient. Many of India’s states have soil that is more than 80% zinc deficient.

New Fertilizer Products Meet Boron Demand

:: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
New Fertilizer Products Meet Boron Demand
To meet the growing demand for boron and zinc in fertilization programs, U.S. Borax recently launched Anhybor and Zincubor.

Boron and Nutrient Cycling

:: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Boron and Nutrient Cycling
This month, the last installment in our series on Dr. James White’s work focuses on boron and nutrient cycling.

Research Provides Case for Boron Application in Soybeans

:: Thursday, September 17, 2020 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
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.

The Rhizophagy Cycle

:: Tuesday, September 1, 2020
The Rhizophagy Cycle
This month, our series continues with the third installment, as we focus on the core component of Dr. James White’s work: The Rhizophagy Cycle

Microbes Carried on Seed Coats Stimulate Performance

:: Friday, July 17, 2020
Microbes Carried on Seed Coats Stimulate Performance
In part two of our series with Dr. James White, we look at the role of seeds and their central association with root hairs.

Revisiting the Role of Plant Root Hairs

:: Friday, June 19, 2020
Revisiting the Role of Plant Root Hairs
For Dr. James White and his team of researchers at Rutgers University, giving credence to the rhizophagy cycle and the microbes that fuel it has proven to yield a new understanding the symbiotic relationship between the soil biome and plant root hairs.

Boron’s Essential Role During COVID-19

:: Monday, May 4, 2020
Boron’s Essential Role During COVID-19
As shelter-in-place became more widespread, the U.S. federal government announced that agriculture, and those involved in production agriculture, would maintain operations as a critical industry. From coast to coast and around the world, boron helps farmers boost crop yield and quality.

How to Boost Profitability Using Boron on Commodity Crops

:: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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.
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