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Boron is an essential micronutrient for plant growth and development. It plays a crucial role in various physiological processes, including cell wall formation, flower development, pollen tube elongation, and sugar transport. However, excessive usage can be toxic to plants.



Benefits of Boron in Agriculture:


  • Biological Importance:

    • Boron is an essential micronutrient for plants, meaning it is required in small amounts for their growth and development.
    • It plays a crucial role in cell wall formation, cell division, and sugar transport in plants.
  • Sources:

    • It is naturally found in soil, water, and rocks. Plants absorb it from the soil in the form of boric acid or borate ions.
  • Plant Growth:

    • It is particularly important for the growth of apical meristems, the regions of plant tissue where growth occurs. It influences the development of new cells and tissues.
  • Cell Wall Structure:

    • Itis involved in the formation and maintenance of cell walls. It plays a role in the cross-linking of pectin, a component of the cell wall, contributing to its structural integrity.
  • Flowering and Fruit Setting:

    • It is associated with flower development and fruit setting in plants. Adequate levels are essential for the proper formation of flowers and the setting of fruits.
  • Deficiency Symptoms:

    • Boron deficiency in plants can lead to various symptoms, including stunted growth, distortion of new growth, poor root development, and abnormal development of flowers and fruits.
  • Toxicity:

    • While it is essential for plants, excessive levels can be toxic. toxicity symptoms include leaf tip burn, chlorosis, and necrosis.
  • Soil Conditions:

    • It availability to plants is influenced by soil pH. It is more available in slightly acidic to neutral soils. In alkaline soils, it may become less accessible to plants.


How to use it in Agriculture?


1. Soil Testing:

  • Before applying, conduct a soil test to assess the existing  levels in the soil. This helps determine whether its supplementation is necessary and, if so, the appropriate amount to apply.

2. Application Methods:

  • Soil Application:

    • Apply it containing fertilizers directly to the soil. It commonly include borax, boric acid, and boron-containing compounds.
    • Incorporate fertilizers into the soil during soil preparation or top-dress them on the soil surface.
  • Foliar Spray:

    • For quick correction of boron deficiencies, especially during critical growth stages, use foliar sprays containing it.
    • Foliar applications are effective for providing a rapid response, but they may need to be repeated depending on the severity of the deficiency.
  • Seed Treatment:

    • Treat seeds with it before planting. This is particularly beneficial for crops that are sensitive to it deficiencies during germination and early growth stages.

3. Timing of Application:

  • Apply based on the specific growth stages of the crops. Some plants are more sensitive to deficiencies during flowering and fruiting.
  • Avoid applying boron during periods of excessive moisture, as leaching can occur.


Boron - Fertilizer for agricultural use

1 Liter
Excluding Sales Tax
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