Leucaena leucocephala

Boron Deficiency in Leucaena Leucocephala

When Leucaena leucocephala is boron deficient, the plant's growing points become malformed and the young leaves are thick and dark green. The rachis bends downwards. The pinnules are narrow and of unequal size. Expect some axillary development. Roots are:

  • Dark in color
  • Stunted
  • Show little branching

Soil Application (Suggested rates of application)

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

Foliar Application (Suggested rates of application)

KG/HA 4.5 - 6.75
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