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

  • Meristem growth
  • Pollen germination
  • Carbohydrate metabolism
  • Synthesis of nucleic acids
  • Calcium transfer
  • Enhanced sugar degree
  • Higher sugar production

Yara recommended fertilizers for Boron

YaraVita BORTRAC

YaraVita BORTRAC

Tomato (Field grown): 2 l/ha when plants are 15 cm high. Repeat if necessary at 10 day intervals. Water rate: 50-500 l/ha.

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YaraMila COMPLEX

YaraMila COMPLEX

Tomato (field grown): Apply 250 to 300 Kg/ha pre -plant

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YARA SOLUBLE BORON

YARA SOLUBLE BORON

Tomato (field grown): 2 kg/ha when plants are at 4-6 leaf stage. Water rate: 50-500 L/ha.

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