Iron Deficiency - Oilseed Rape

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Symptom description

Severe iron deficiency in early development stages results in dwarfed growth and interveinal chlorosis up to allover yellowing.

Made worse by

High pH. Water logged soils. Calcareous soils. High copper, manganese or zinc soils.

Important for

Essential for photosynthesis and plant metabolism. Thus important for early leaf development, strong growth and crop productivity. Oilseed rape is not sensitive to Fe deficiency.

Cause description

Iron deficienct