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

  • Stabilization of plant tissues and improved plant and crop strength, working together with Ca
  • Reducing effects of nutritional disorders such as tip burn and hollow heart
  • Probably minimizing club root
  • Increased crop quality and yield