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
  • Promotes root development and therefore Ca uptake
  • Increased crop quality and yield
  • Proper head formation

Yara recommended fertilisers for Boron

YaraLiva NITRABOR

YaraLiva NITRABOR

Lettuce (field grown): Apply 400 to 600 kg/ha in the base dressing or broadcast, 1130 kg/ha as a top dressing.

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YaraVita BORTRAC 150

YaraVita BORTRAC 150

Lettuce (field grown): 1-2 l/ha 10-14 days after transplanting or emergence. Water rate: 500 l/ha.

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