Color Pictures of Mineral Deficiencies in Cabbage

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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CABBAGE IN SAND CULTURE — from the 1951 edition

Cabbage Plant - Phosphorus deficiency 
053. Cabbage Plant

Phosphorus deficiency

Older leaves dull purple tints.

 
Cabbage Plant - Calcium deficiency 054. Cabbage Plant

Calcium deficiency

Older leaves, marginal and intervenal collapse; young leaves, cupping and distortion and scorching of margins.

 
Cabbage Plant - Magnesium deficiency 055. Cabbage Plant

Magnesium deficiency

Older leaves chlorotic marbling.

 
Cabbage Plants - Potassium deficiency 056. Cabbage Plants

Potassium deficiency

Older leaves severe marginal scorch and forward curling of leaf margins.

 
Cabbage Plants - Insect injury 057. Cabbage Plants

Insect injury

Growing point injured; may be confused with boron deficiency (cf. Plate No. 091).

 
Cabage Plant (Savoy) - Iron deficiency 058. Cabage Plant (Savoy)

Iron deficiency

Severe chlorosis of leaves beginning as a chlorotic mottling.

 
Cabbage Plant (Savoy) - Manganese deficiency 059. Cabbage Plant (Savoy)

Manganese deficiency

Leaves severe intervenal chlorotic marbling and necrosis.

 
Cabbage Plant (Savoy) - Manganese toxicity (soil acidity complex) 060. Cabbage Plant (Savoy)

Manganese toxicity (soil acidity complex)

Leaves cupped; margins white mottled bands, later brown necrotic spots and scorching, and appear ragged.

 
Cabbage Stem (Savoy) - Boron deficiency 061. Cabbage Stem (Savoy)

Boron deficiency

Longitudinal section showing necrosis and splitting of pith.

 
Young Cabbage Plants (Savoy) - Molybdenum deficiency 062. Young Cabbage Plants (Savoy)

Molybdenum deficiency

Leaves cupped and show chlorotic mottling, especially around margins; tips and margins develop dead patches; plants fail to heart. (Similar to manganese toxicity) (cf. Plate No. 060)

 
 

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

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    Color Pictures of Mineral Defeciencies in Plants – 1943


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