Mangold

{Beta vulgaris var. vulgaris}

Boron Deficiency in Mangold

Root and leaf symptoms of boron deficiency in mangold are very similar to those described for sugar beet, although the cracking of the epidermis on the midribs is possibly more common on mangold than on sugar beet.

Apart from the characteristic heart rot, death and blackening of the younger leaves, scabs, and galls may be found on the petioles of boron-deficient mangold.

Soil Application (Suggested rates of application)

  Granubor 2 Fertibor
LBS./ACRE 6-18 6-18
KG/HA 6.75 - 20.25 6.75 - 20.25

Foliar Application (Suggested rates of application)

  Solubor
LBS./ACRE 4-13
KG/HA 4.5 - 14.625
Value in Use
Application Method
Acreage
Current Yield (Per Acre)
Lbs
Expected Sale Price

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