Color Pictures of Mineral Deficiencies in Kale

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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KALE IN SAND CULTURE — from the 1951 edition

Kale Plant (Marrow Stem) - Phosphorus deficiency 
080. Kale Plant (Marrow Stem)

Phosphorus deficiency

Growth thin and upright; older leaves purple and reddish purple tints.

 
Kale Plant (Marrow Stem) - Calcium deficiency 081. Kale Plant (Marrow Stem)

Calcium deficiency

Death of growing point and severe collapse of leaf tissues.

 
Kale Plant (Marrow Stem) - Magnesium deficiency 082. Kale Plant (Marrow Stem)

Magnesium deficiency

Older leaves striking chlorotic marbling (cf. Plate No. 084, and Plate No. 085).

 
Kale Plant (Marrow Stem) - Potassium deficiency 083. Kale Plant (Marrow Stem)

Potassium deficiency

Growth squat; leaves bluish green, slight chlorosis near margins; margins scorched and turned sharply forward.

 
Kale Plant (Marrow Stem) - Iron deficiency 084. Kale Plant (Marrow Stem)

Iron deficiency

Leaves chlorotic mottling (cf. Plate No. 082, and Plate No. 085).

 
Kale Plant (Marrow Stem) - Manganese deficiency 085. Kale Plant (Marrow Stem)

Manganese deficiency

Leaves chlorotic mottling (cf. Plate No. 082, and Plate No. 084).

 
Kale Plant (Marrow Stem) - Manganese toxicity (soil acidity complex) 086. Kale Plant (Marrow Stem)

Manganese toxicity (soil acidity complex)

Leaves cupped, margins incurled, irregular and ragged and show brown necrotic spots; chlorotic mottling especially near margins.

 
Kale Stem (Marrow Stem) - Boron deficiency 087. Kale Stem (Marrow Stem)

Boron deficiency

Longitudinal section. Lesions in pith.

 
Kale Stem (Marrow Stem) - Boron deficiency 088. Kale Stem (Marrow Stem)

Boron deficiency

Longitudinal and transverse sections. Pith lesions due to boron deficiency and rotting due to Bacillus Carotovorus.

 
Kale Leaf (Marrow Stem) - Boron deficiency 089. Kale Leaf (Marrow Stem)

Boron deficiency

Marginal mottling and necrosis (cf. Plate No. 093)

 
Kale (Hungry Gap) - Calcium deficiency 090. Kale (Hungry Gap)

Calcium deficiency

Hooking and death of young leaves; general collapse of leaf tissues.

 
Kale (Hungry Gap) - Boron deficiency 091. Kale (Hungry Gap)

Boron deficiency

Death of growing point; corky petioles (cf. Plate No. 057)

 
Kale Stem (Hungry Gap) - Boron deficiency 092. Kale Stem (Hungry Gap)

Boron deficiency

Longitudinal section. Lesions in pith.

 
Kale Leaves (Hungry Gap) - Boron deficiency 093. Kale Leaves (Hungry Gap)

Boron deficiency

Marginal mottling and necrosis (cf. Plate No. 089).

 
 

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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