Role of Copper in Potato Production

Copper is a constituent of enzymes involved in carbohydrate and protein metabolism and it serves as a catalyst in photosynthesis and respiration.

Copper deficiency

Copper is immobile within plants and the deficiency is shown as stunted growth, dieback of terminal growth, and wilting and eventual death of leaf tips. Copper deficiency occurs most commonly on sandy soils and soils with high organic matter content.

copper deficiency in potato

Role of Nutrients

Read about the role of other nutrients in potato production:

Nitrogen

Phosphorus

Potassium

Calcium

Magnesium

Sulfur

Boron

Copper

Iron

Manganese

Molybdenum

Zinc

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