Molybdenum Deficiency - Oilseed Rape

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Symptom description

Pale grey-green discoloration of the foliage

Made worse by

Acid soils. Low pH .Low levels of soil organic matter.

Important for

Better crop establishment and reduced plant losses over winter. Increases nutrient levels in the crop for better spring regrowth. Improved flowering and more even maturity. Boosts grain yield and oil content of seed.

Cause description

Molybdenum deficiency Oilseed rape is rather sensitive to molybdenum deficiency.

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Yara recommends

YaraVita MOLYTRAC 250

Oilseed Rape: For a single application, 0.25 l/ha at onset of stem extension. For moderate deficiency, 0.25 l/ha at 4 to 6 leaf stage and 0.25 l/ha at onset of stem extension. An extra application can be made 10 to 14 days later for a severe deficiency. Avoid flowering. Water rate: 200 l/ha.

Other recommended products (1)


Oilseed Rape: 3 to 4 l/ha at the 4 to 9 leaf stage and again at the onset of the rapid stem extension phase up to the start of flowering. Repeat at 10 to 14 day intervals within these growth stages as necessary. Also, 3 l/ha at the end of petal fall. Water rate: 50 to 200 l/ha.