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

  • 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

Yara recommended fertilisers for Boron deficiency

YaraVita BORTRAC 150

YaraVita BORTRAC 150

Oilseed Rape: For a single application. 3 l/ha at onset of stem extension. For moderate deficiency, 3 l/ha at 4 to 6 leaf stage and 3 l/ha at onset of stem extension. An extra application can be made between 10 and 14 days later or up to the start of flowering. Water rate: 50 to 200 l/ha.

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