Table 25. Sensitivity Of Plants To A Micronutrient Deficiency1

Degree of Sensitivity to a Deficiency
HighMediumLow
Boronasparagus, beet brassicas, celery, spinach, sunflower, alfalfa, clover, sweetclover, apple, grape, pear carrot, lettuce, onion, spinach, sweet potato, cotton, cherry, olive, peach, pear, raspberry, strawberry beans, corn, cucumber, peas, white potato; buckwheat, cereals, grasses, sorghum, soybean, citrus blueberry
Copperbeet, carrot, corn, lettuce, onion, spinach, alfalfa, most grains & grasses, most large fruits brassicas, celery, cucumber, parsnip, pea, clover, cotton, sorghum, bluberry, strawberry asparagus, bean, potato, rice, rye, soybean
Ironmost crops asparagus, cabbage, corn, alfalfa, oat wheat
Manganesebeet, bean, cucumber,lettuce, onion, pea, potato, spinach, radish, oat, sorghum, soybean, sudangrass, wheat, apple, cherry, citrus, grape, peach, raspberry, strawberry broccoli, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, celery, corn, cucumber, tomato, turnip, alfalfa, barley, clover, rice. asparagus, parsnip, field corn, most grasses, rye, blueberry
Molybdenumbeet, brassicas, lettuce, onion, spinach, tomato; alfalfa, clover, sweetclover, citrus bean, pea; alfalfa, oat, soybean asparagus, carrot, celery, corn, potato, cotton, most grains & grasses, sorghum; most fruit
Zincbean, corn, onion, tomato; cotton, flax, hops, sorghum, sudan grass, soybean, most large fruits beet, potato; alfalfa, barley, clover, rice asparagus, carrot, pea, most grasses, oat, rye, wheat

1 Data is from [50], [57], [51], [22]   [return to top]

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