Boron Expert

Lucy Meng

Lucy Meng

Regional Marketing Manager, China

lucy.meng@riotinto.com
Lucy has worked for Rio Tinto to promote boron fertilizer in China since 2008. She graduated from China Agricultural University in 2006, with a major in plant nutrition. She is familiar with local soils and crops, especially related to boron.

Boron Toxicity in Rice

:: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 :: Posted By Lucy Meng
Boron Toxicity in Rice
Boron uptake is closely related to the boron concentration of the soil and the rate of water transpiration by rice plants. This means that rice plants can be particularly susceptible to boron toxicity.

Of Cabbages and Things

:: Saturday, September 16, 2017 :: Posted By Lucy Meng
Of Cabbages and Things
Cabbage and other brassica crops can be devastated by clubroot. But application of boron reduces the onset of clubroot symptoms and helps protects crop yields to a significant degree.
 

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