Vol. 17 No. 1-2 (2011)
Articles

Importance of boron in fruit nutrition

Published March 15, 2011
P. T. Nagy
Institute of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources Management and Rural Development, Károly Róbert College, Mátrai str. 36. Gyöngyös, H-3200
I. Kincses
Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, University of Debrecen, Centre of Agricultural and Applied Economic Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management, Hungary
J. Nyéki
University of Debrecen Centre for Agricultural and Applied Economic Sciences, H-4032 Debrecen, Böszörményi út 138., Hungary
M. Soltész
Collage of Kecskemét, Faculty of Horticulture, H-6000 Kecskemét, Erdei Ferenc tér 1–3.
Z. Szabó
University of Debrecen Centre for Agricultural and Applied Economic Sciences, H-4032 Debrecen, Böszörményi út 138., Hungary
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APA

Nagy, P. T., Kincses, I., Nyéki, J., Soltész, M., & Szabó, Z. (2011). Importance of boron in fruit nutrition. International Journal of Horticultural Science, 17(1-2), 39-44. https://doi.org/10.31421/IJHS/17/1-2./942

Boron (B) is an essential micronutrient in plants especially in fruits. Despite of this fact there are very few information about its application, uptake and symptoms in Hungarian fruit growing sector. Nowadays we should consider the effects of weather conditions on soil B availability increasingly according to the climatic anomalies. Identifying of internal and external symptoms of plant parts (leaf, fruit) is help for growers to recognize the deficiency and excess symptoms in time. Methods and application rates of boron fertilization provide further information for growers to achieve qualify-oriented fruit growing among Hungarian conditions. The aim of this minireview is to focus on the importance of boron in fruit nutrition.

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