Boron Deficiency in Fruit and Nut Crops

Fruit and Nut Crops

Without enough boron, fruit and nut trees typically suffer dieback of branches, premature fruit drop, and poor nut or fruit development as well as cracked or misshapen fruit. Leaf necrosis and chlorosis also occur.

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