Boron Deficiency in Crops for Beverages

Crops for Beverages

Misshapen leaves and malformed or dead buds and growing points are primary symptoms of boron deficiency in cocoa, coffee, hops, and tea. Boron is essential for healthy flowering and seed set, as well as successful root formation.

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