Townsville stylo

{Stylosanthes humilis}

Boron Deficiency in Townsville Stylo

Boron deficient plants are prostrate and have thick dark green stems and short internodes. The young leaves may have an irregular interveinal chlorosis and show some red and yellow tints.

Emerging leaves and recently expanded leaves are often nearly normal in color but will be distorted, and the leaflets will be of uneven size.

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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