Tag Archive: Deficiencies

Are You Sure You Need That Gypsum? Calcium Induced Deficiencies in Vegetables

Figure 2. This cantaloupe field displayed symptoms initially thought to be disease related. Upon further investigation, however, it was determined that severe magnesium and potassium deficiencies were the problem, and resulted in significant crop loss. Photo by Josh Freeman By Josh Freeman (University of Florida, IFAS Extension, Assistant Professor, Horticultural Science) and Mark Reiter (Associate …

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A Guide to Visual Diagnosis for Common Essential Nutrients Deficiencies Symptoms

Alex Bolques County Agent Gadsden County abol@ufl.edu         Plants can become nutrient deficient if they do not receive adequate chemical elements for plant growth and development.  These may arise from inadequate essential nutrient levels in the soil or growing media, whether the plant is outside in the landscape or indoor in a …

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