Environment of Earth

August 12, 2008

NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS IN PLANTS

Filed under: Environment,plants — gargpk @ 12:43 pm
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Cause

Common name

Botanical name

Plant part

Symptom

K-deficit

Pear

Pyrus communis

Leaf

Upward curling

K-deficit

Pea

Pisum sativum

Leaf

Brown stipple

K-deficit

Potato

Solanum tuberosum

Leaf

Bronzing of lower surface; marginal, later interveinal necrosis

K-deficit

Tomato

Lycopersicum esculentum

Leaf

Marginal, later interveinal necrosis

K-deficit

Lucerne (alfalfa)

Medicago sativa

Leaf

Marginal, later interveinal necrosis

P-deficit

Cabbage

Brassica oleracea var. capitata

Leaf

Red/purple discolouration

P-deficit

Lucerne (alfalfa)

Medicago sativa

Leaf

Red/purple discolouration

P-deficit

Potato

Solanum tuberosum

Leaf

Curling or rolling

S-deficit

Tomato

Lycopersicum esculentum

Leaf

Very pale new leaf; Bleached old leaf

Ca-deficit

Tulip

Tulipa gesneriana

Leaf

Necrosis

Ca-deficit

Tulip

Tulipa gesneriana

Plant

Wilting

Mg-deficit

Pear

Pyrus communis

Leaf

Black necrosis

Mg-deficit

Potato

Solanum tuberosum

Leaf

Brown stipple

Mg-deficit

Tomato

Lycopersicum esculentum

Leaf

Curling & brittleness

Mn-deficit

Oats

Avena sativa

Leaf

Grey discolouration

Mn-deficit

Wheat

Triticum vulgare

Leaf

White dashes

Mn-deficit

Wheat

Triticum vulgare

Plant

Pale floppy appearance

Mn-deficit

Barley

Hordeum vulgare

Plant

Pale floppy appearance

Mn-deficit

Barley

Hordeum vulgare

Leaf

White dashes

Zn-deficit

Lucerne (alfalfa)

Medicago sativa

Leaf

White stipple on lower & Bronzing of upper surface

Zn-deficit

Tomato

Lycopersicum esculentum

Leaf

Interveinal chlorosis, later necrosis

Mn-excess

Cauliflower

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis

Leaf

Brown/purple stipple

Mn-excess

Potato

Solanum tuberosum

Leaf/stem

Black stipple or streaks

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