Color Pictures of Mineral Deficiencies in Celery

from

The Diagnosis of Mineral Deficiencies in Plants by Visual Symptoms
by Thomas Wallace, M.C., D.Sc., A.I.C.

Published by His Majesty's Stationary Office — 1943

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CELERY IN SAND CULTURE — from the 1951 edition

 
Celery Plant - Nitrogen deficiency 232. Celery Plant

Nitrogen deficiency

Growth dwarfed; foliage pale green and older leaves yellow and die early.

 
 
Celery Plant - Phosphorus deficiency 233. Celery Plant

Phosphorus deficiency

Growth dwarfed; foliage dull bluish green, older leaves yellow and die early.

 
Celery Plant - Calcium deficiency 234. Celery Plant

Calcium deficiency

Death of growing pointt and tips of leaflets of younger leaves. (cf. Plate No. 240, boron deficiency)

 
Celery Plant - Calcium deficiency with high potassium 235.Celery Plant

Calcium deficiency with high potassium

Death of growing point; bushy habit of growth, leaves bluish green. (cf. Plate No. 236, high sodium)

 
Celery Plant - Calcium deficiency with high sodium 236.Celery Plant

Calcium deficiency with high sodium

Death of growing point; growth tall, vigour greater than with high potassium, Leaves medium green. (cf. Plate No. 235, high potassium)

 
Celery Plant - Magnesium deficiency 237. Celery Plant

Magnesium deficiency

Older leaves strong intervenal chlorosis beginning near margins.

 
Celery Plant - Potassium deficiency 238. Celery Plant

Potassium deficiency

Growth squat; leaves curled backward, dark bluish green color, develop slight marginal chlorosis followed by brown scorching.

 
Celery Leaves - Manganese deficiency 239. Celery Leaves

Manganese deficiency

Leaflets dull lustreless green with chlorotic marginal bands. (not to be confused with chlorotic bands on self-blanching varieties)

 
Celery Plant -  Boron deficiency 240. Celery Plant

Boron deficiency

Stems and leaves distorted; stems, splitting of epidermis along vascular tissues ("Stem Crack"); crown leaves dwarfed, develop brown areas and many die out. (cf. Plate 234, Plate 235, Plate 236, calcium deficiency where no stem cracking)

 
 

Index

  • Flax
  • Hops
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Maize
  • Mangold
  • Oats
  • Onion
  • Parsnip
  • Pear
  • Peas
  • Plum
  • Potatoes
  • Radish
  • Rape
  • Rye
  • Spinach
  • Sugar Beet
  • Swede
  • Table Beets      
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnips
  • Wheat
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