Color Pictures of Mineral Deficiencies in Carrots

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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CARROTS IN SAND CULTURE — from the 1951 edition

 
Carrot Plants - Nitrogen deficiency 220. Carrot Plants

Nitrogen deficiency

Growth dwarfed and thin; leaves pale green and older leaves yellow and red tints and die off early.

 
Carrot Plants - Phosphorus deficiency 221. Carrot Plants

Phosphorus deficiency

Growth dwarfed and thin; older leaves strong purple tints and die off early.

 
Carrot Plants - Calcium deficiency 222. Carrot Plants

Calcium deficiency

Petioles collapse and leaves wither.

 
Carrot Plants - Magnesium deficiency 223. Carrot Plants

Magnesium deficiency

Older leaves strongly chlorotic.

 
Carrot Plants - Potassium deficiency 224. Carrot Plants

Potassium deficiency

Growth squat and leaves curl backward; leaflets of older leaves develop marginal scorch, followed by general browning and collapse.

 
Carrot Plants - Boron deficiency 225. Carrot Plants

Boron deficiency

Growth of young leaves restricted giving a rosette effect, older leaves orange tints; growing point may die.

 
 

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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