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Boron nutrition of Amazon cocoa (cacao Theobroma) in Nigeria, 1: Early results of fertilizer trials

by Ojeniyi, S.O; Egbe, N.E; Omotoso, T.I.
Publisher: 1981Subject(s): THEOBROMA CACAO | DEFICIENCIA DE MINERALES | BORO | SUELOS | FERTILIZANTES NK | SINTOMAS | ANALISIS DE TEJIDOS | RENDIMIENTO | CLONES AMAZONAS | NIGERIA | THEOBROMA CACAO | MINERAL DEFICIENCIES | BORON | SYMPTOMS | TISSUE ANALYSIS | YIELDS | NIGERIA | THEOBROMA CACAO | CARENCE MINERALE | BORE | SYMPTOME | ANALYSE DE TISSUS | RENDEMENT | NIGERIA In: Experimental Agriculture (RU) v. 17(4) p. 399-402Summary: Boron treatment was superimposed on half of 48 Amazon cocoa NK-treated plots in four locations across Southern Nigeria. Boron was deficient in soil and leaves of untreated 12-year-old Amazon cocoa, but boron treatment increased bean yield from 13 to 70 per cent. Application of N and K fertilizers reduced the impact of soil-applied boron
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Boron treatment was superimposed on half of 48 Amazon cocoa NK-treated plots in four locations across Southern Nigeria. Boron was deficient in soil and leaves of untreated 12-year-old Amazon cocoa, but boron treatment increased bean yield from 13 to 70 per cent. Application of N and K fertilizers reduced the impact of soil-applied boron

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