Boron deficiency made worse by

  • Sandy soils
  • Alkaline soils
  • Soils low in organic matter
  • High levels of nitrogen
  • High levels of calcium
  • Cold wet weather
  • Periods of drought

Boron is important for

  • Stabilization of plant tissues and improved plant and crop strength, working together with Ca
  • Reducing effects of nutritional disorders such as tip burn and hollow heart
  • Probably minimizing club root
  • Increased crop quality and yield

Yara recommended fertilisers for Boron

YaraLiva NITRABOR

YaraLiva NITRABOR

Broccoli: Apply 400 to 600 kg/ha in the base dressing (club root) or broadcast

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YaraVita BORTRAC 150

YaraVita BORTRAC 150

Broccoli: 3 l/ha at 4-6 leaf stage with repeat applications at the above rate at 10-14 day intervals for moderate to severe deficiency. Water rate: 200 l/ha.

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