Color Pictures of Mineral Deficiencies in Wheat

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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WHEAT IN SAND CULTURE — from the 1951 edition

 
Wheat Plants, Basal Stem Portions - Nitrogen deficiency 031. Wheat Plants, Basal Stem Portions

Nitrogen deficiency

Lack of tillering; stems thin and reddish tints; leaves pale green, basal leaves yellow and die off early.

 
Wheat Plants - Phosphorus deficiency 032. Wheat Plants

Phosphorus deficiency

Young plants, leaves and stems bluish green and develop strong purple tints; older leaves die off early.

 
Wheat Plants (Upper Stem Portions) - Phosphorus deficiency 033. Wheat Plants (Upper Stem Portions)

Phosphorus deficiency

Leaves purplish bronze tints; heads small.

 
Wheat Plants - Iron deficiency 034. Wheat Plants

Iron deficiency

Severe chlorosis of leaves, most severe on younger growths; die-back of chlorotic leaves.

 
Wheat Leaves - Manganese deficiency 035. Wheat Leaves

Manganese deficiency

Intermittent intervenal chlorotic streaks (cf. Plate No. 030, rye, manganese deficiency).

 
Wheat Shoots - Boron deficiency 036. Wheat Shoots

Boron deficiency

Terminal shoots die; leaves die back from tips and young leaves remain rolled. (Similar to calcium deficiency) (cf. Plate No. 010, calcium deficiency).

 
Wheat Heads - Copper deficiency 037. Wheat Heads

Copper deficiency

Head may fail to emerge; where formed, grain production restricted. Tips of heads chlorotic and distorted. Leaves subtending heads slightly chlorotic and deformed and in most severe specimens from spirals.

 
 

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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