What are the symptoms of Boron deficiency in greenhouse cultivation?
The number of cases where this is a limiting factor is few, and most of them are with certain rose and carnation varieties. The new foliage will be thick or leathery and it tends to quickly become chlorotic. The rose flowers are usually malformed. The tip of the stem dies by giving rise to the growth of shoots immediately, This will, in turn, die at the tip, and a ‘witches broom’ effect is observed. Sometimes, you get confused with the symptoms of deficiency can with the effects of some other environmental factor of cultural practice. Having a thorough review of applying fertilizer, testing soil, type of soil to be used or using watering practices, and other procedures are warranted before getting to any conclusions regarding Boron deficiency.