Color Pictures of Mineral Deficiencies in Table Beets

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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PAESNIP IN SAND CULTURE — from the 1951 edition

Table Beet Plant - Magnesium deficiency 
146. Table Beet Plant

Magnesium deficiency

Older leaves, intervenal chlorosis and reddish tinting.

 
Table Beet Plant - Iron deficiency 147. Table Beet Plant

Iron deficiency

Younger leaves chlorotic and high red tints.

 
Table Beet Plant - Manganese deficiency 148. Table Beet Plant

Manganese deficiency

Leaves triangular shape, margins curled forward; older leaves severely speckled; root dwarfed.

 
Table Beet Leaves - Manganese deficiency 149. Table Beet Leaves

Manganese deficiency

Leaves triangular shape, margins curled forward and severe intervenal speckling.

 
Table Beet - Manganese deficiency 150. Table Beet

Manganese deficiency

General field view. Foreground: susceptible "globe" variety severly speckled; Background: resistant long variety.

 
Table Beet Plants - Boron deficiency 151. Table Beet Plants

Boron deficiency

Collapse of foliage, beginning with young leaves; rotting of outer tissues of the roots. ("Canker")

 
Table Beet Roots - Boron deficiency 152. Table Beet Roots

Boron deficiency

Transverse section. "Canker" lesions, mainly in outer tissues.

 
Seakale Beet Plant - Calcium deficiency 153. Seakale Beet Plant

Calcium deficiency

Hooking distortion and marginal scorch of young leaves; growing point killed.

 
 

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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    The Diagnosis of Mineral Deficiencies in Plants by Visual Symptoms

    by Thomas Wallace, M.C., D.Sc., A.I.C.

    Color Pictures of Mineral Defeciencies in Plants – 1943


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