Squash

{Cucurbita spp.}

Boron Deficiency in Squash

The leaves of boron-deficient squash are dark green, cupped, brittle and somewhat rough. The veins, which are thick and contorted, are very prominent, especially when they become chlorotic. The petioles are thick and curled. The growing points die back. Roots will be stunted and discolored.

Soil Application (Suggested rates of application)

  Granubor 2 Fertibor
LBS./ACRE 6-13 6-13
KG/HA 6.75 - 14.63 6.75 - 14.63

Foliar Application (Suggested rates of application)

  Solubor
LBS./ACRE 4-9
KG/HA 4.5 - 10.125
Value in Use
Application Method
Acreage
Current Yield (Per Acre)
Lbs
Expected Sale Price

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