Boron Deficiency in Flowers and Ornamental Crops

Flowers and Ornamentals

Boron deficiency can be especially devastating to flower growers. Symptoms include malformed leaves, abortive flower development, stunted stems, misshapen flower petals. Hollow stems and necrosis can also occur.

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