Boron (B)

  • Helps in the use of nutrients and regulates other nutrients. 
  • Aids production of sugar and carbohydrates. 
  • Essential for seed and fruit development. 
  • Sources of boron are organic matter and borax

Copper (Cu)

  • Important for reproductive growth.
  • Aids in root metabolism and helps in the utilization of proteins. 

Chloride (Cl)

  • Aids plant metabolism. 
  • Chloride is found in the soil. 

Iron (Fe)

  • Essential for formation of chlorophyll.
  • Sources of iron are the soil, iron sulfate, iron chelate.

Manganese (Mn)

  • Functions with enzyme systems involved in breakdown of carbohydrates, and nitrogen metabolism. 
  • Soil is a source of manganese.

Molybdenum (Mo)

  • Helps in the use of nitrogen
  • Soil is a source of molybdenum. 

Zinc (Zn)

  • Essential for the transformation of carbohydrates.
  • Regulates consumption of sugars.
  • Part of the enzyme systems which regulate plant growth. 
  • Sources of zinc are soil, zinc oxide, zinc sulfate, zinc chelate.

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