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RE: CULT: Leaf Spot-Boron

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: CULT: Leaf Spot-Boron
  • From: "J.F. Hensler" <hensler@povn.com>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Feb 1998 12:34:50 -0700 (MST)


Bill Shear wrote:
According to the texts, boron is involved in how plants use calcium....

If this is correct, could a possible calcium deficiency exist?

The description of "black necrosis" sounds a lot like  the way I used to =
describe my tomato fruits (blossom end rot) before adding calcium to the =

Soil tests done here showed a a definite need. The results of adding =
calcium have been obvious not only in the orchard and the veggie garden, =
but we've had a real decline of problems in ornamentals.

Just a thought.....

Christy Hensler

Newport, WA

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