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

  • Improved crop development
  • Improved tuber quality
  • Reduced incidence of internal Rust Spot
  • Reduced incidence of internal browning

Yara recommended fertilisers for Boron

YaraVita BORTRAC 150

YaraVita BORTRAC 150

Potatoes: One application of 1 to 2 l/ha applied one week after 100% emergence. A second application may be made 10 to 14 days later. A further application may be made following petiole analysis, during tuber bulking. Water rate: 200 l/ha.

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