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Iron Nutrition in Chickpea


This deficiency can be corrected by a foliar spray of 0.5% ferrous sulphate.

Common Iron Deficiency Symptoms

  1. In calcareous soils with a high pH, chlorosis is caused by the non- availability of iron due to waterlogging.

  2. Chlorosis on the terminal three or four newly formed leaves .
  3. If severe, the affected leaves wither and die.
  4. The rachis withers from the tip back towards the base.
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