Nutrient Deficiency disorders in different crops

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Nutrient Deficiency disorders in different crops :

S.No.DeficiencySymptoms and disease
1.Molybdenum
  • Whip tail in cauliflower
  • Browning in cauliflower
  • Downward cupping in radish
  • Scald of leaves
  • Yellow spot in citrus
2.Potassium
  • Drying black tips of shoots   
3.Manganese
  • Grey speck of oats
  • Speckled yellows of sugar beet
  • Marsh spots of peas.
  • Pahala blight of sugarcane
  • Frenching of Tung trees
  • Interveinal chlorosis in apple and citrus
4.Copper
  • Die back of shoots in citrus
  • Little leaf in citrus
  • Rough bark and cracking in apple
  • Reclamation disease in cereals
5.Boron
  • Browning or hollow stem of cauliflower
  • Heart rot of sugar beet and Marigold
  • Top sickness of tobacco
  • Snake heads in walnuts
  • Internal necrosis in mango
  • Hen and chicken disorder of grape fruit
  • Corking and pitting of fruits in tomatoes
  • Internal necrosis in aonla
  • Brown heart of turnip
  • Fruit cracking of tomato and pomegranate
  • Crown choking in coconut
6.ZInc
  • White bud of maize
  • Khaira disease of rice
  • Apple (bitter pit)
  • Leaf bronzing in litchi
  • Little leaf in mango, litchi, cashew
  • Frenching on citrus 
7.Excess of cl ions in water/ or
excess of MOP
  • Leaf scorch in mango
8.Nitrogen
  • Buttoning in cauliflower
9.O2 deficiency & excess of Zn

 

  • Tip burn of rice
10.Water
  • Jonathan spot of apple
11.Oxygen
  • Black heart of potato

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