Boron deficiency on citrus 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

  • More uniform and vigorous vegetative growth
  • Leaves are properly formed and premature drop is avoided
  • Fruit set and development is improved
  • Fruit quality (juice/sugar levels) enhanced
  • Fruit/rind ratio improved
  • Yield increased

Yara recommended fertilizers for Boron

YaraVita BORTRAC

YaraVita BORTRAC

Citrus: 2-3 l/ha at white bud or when flower buds separated. Water rate: 500-1000 l/ha.

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YARA SOLUBLE BORON

YARA SOLUBLE BORON

Citrus: 2-3 kg/ha at white buds or when white buds are separated. Water rate: 500-1000 l/ha.

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N-CAL 15+18Ca+B

N-CAL 15+18Ca+B

Citrus: Fertigate 180 l/ha in multiple applications from growth stage; new flush to early fruit development. Refer to Yara crop programs and contact your local Yara sales agronomist for advice.

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