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Boron deficiency in lucerne

Boron deficiency in lucerne

Lucerne needs boron to grow, and although only minute amounts are required, a deficiency is noticeable. Growth becomes stunted and the plant may die.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 August 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008