Fodder beet

{Beta vulgaris}

Boron Deficiency in Fodder Beet

Boron deficiency in fodder beets characteristically causes the death of the growing point and the development of a black heart rot. Before the deficiency has reached this stage, the leaves, which may have cracked petioles, will have become progressively smaller and somewhat misshapen. After the death of the growing point, small bunches of leaves develop in the older leaf axils and the crown is very liable to become hollow and rot.

Soil Application (Suggested rates of application)

  Granubor Fertibor
LBS/ACRE 6-18 6-18
KG/HA 6.75 - 20.25 6.75 - 20.25

Foliar Application (Suggested rates of application)

KG/HA 4.5 - 14.625
Value in Use
Current Yield (Per Acre)
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