Crop production in india AND Bangladesh

Boron deficiency map for Bangladesh

Growing crops in Bangladesh

As a leader in micronutrient research and boron fertilizer solutions, we're committed to helping farmers throughout Bangladesh understand how to improve crop yield and health.

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Boron deficiency map for India

Farming in India

Monsoon patterns and depletion from the variety of high-yield crops in the area mean that refined boron supplementation is vital to help prevent fruit and flower drop and keep crop production in India strong.  Both family growers and larger land holdings can benefit from the application of high-quality, highly available refined borates to correct boron deficiency.

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How to improve crop yield

With so much focus on macronutrients—nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium—farmers often overlook how important micronutrients are to improving crop yield. However, there are encouraging signs that micronutrient awareness is growing in countries such as Bangladesh and India. 

Boron deficiency is widespread in the region and correcting and preventing this issue is critical to seeing better, healthier crop yields. 

Which crops are susceptible to boron deficiency in India and Bangladesh? 

Certain crops are more susceptible to boron deficiency than others. To find out what boron deficiency may look like in your field, click a crop below.

What makes India and Bangladesh prone to boron deficiency? 

As one of the most common professions in the region, farming is vital to Bangladesh. However, flooding and other severe weather, improper distribution of fertilizer, and regular production of high-yield crops such as rice can reduce the availability of naturally occurring boron in the soil.
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Growers in India face boron deficiencies due to weather patterns (monsoons) and crop patterns. Furthermore, growing consumer demand for high-quality fruits and vegetables create added pressure for high yields and optimal growth.
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U.S. Borax Products

20.8% Boron
Boron for fertilizer manufacturing

This refined U.S. Borax product is made from the dehydration and fusion of borax. Depending on the grade, Anhybor can be used to produce boron-enriched compound fertilizers or to coat different fertilizer products, such as NPK blends with the aid of a binder.

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15% Boron |  | OMRI Certified
Optimum product for suspensions

A fine crystalline borate ideal for NPK compound fertilizers and suspensions. Manufactured as free-flowing granules, Fertibor is easily handled and offers superior flow and consistency.

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15% Boron |  | OMRI Certified
Made especially for bulk blenders

A pure, 100% water-soluble micronutrient that meets boron demand during the growing season. Made especially for bulk blenders, Granubor helps to ensure uniform distribution in nutritional blends and in the field.

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11% Boron (w/w)
Liquid boron from boric acid

The convenience of liquid boron fertilizer straight to your farm with no measuring or mixing required.

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20.5% Boron |  | OMRI Certified
Product of choice for foliar applications

A concentrated, highly soluble, and fast dissolving powder that is ideal for foliar and other sprays. With the highest concentration of boron in any approved product, Solubor is an economical choice for nutritional formulations.

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10% Boron
Solubor Flow
For fertigation or hydroponic growing

First and only aqueous suspension of sodium borate microcrystals.

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14.5% Boron | 29% Zinc
Perfect combination of zinc and boron

Because zinc and boron deficiency are widespread around the world, a product with both nutrients is a good fit in many regions. Zincubor brings these two important micronutrients together in one product.

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Crop Production in India and Bangladesh: Field Studies and Resources

For more than 50 years, U.S. Borax has conducted and participated in field studies to help farmers growing crops in India and Bangladesh. These studies include crops such as:  (Not all studies are available online. Contact us for more information.)

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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