Leguminous Crops

Boron Deficiency in Leguminous Crops

Apart from the normal boron requirement for growth and development, these plants have a special boron requirement for nodulation and nitrogen fixation, both of which are normally impaired in boron-deficient plants. As in most plants, boron deficiency has a marked effect on root growth and this in itself is likely to reduce nodulation.

Soil Application (Suggested rates of application)

  Granubor 2 Fertibor
LBS./ACRE 6-9 6-9
KG/HA 6.75 - 10.13 6.75 - 10.13

Foliar Application (Suggested rates of application)

  Solubor
LBS./ACRE 4-6
KG/HA 4.5 - 6.75

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