Role of Iron in Potato Production

Iron is essential for chlorophyll formation and enzyme activation in plants.

Iron deficiency in potato

Symptoms of iron deficiency first appear in the youngest leaves as iron does not readily translocate to new tissue. The interveinal areas are chlorotic but the veins remain green. In cases of severe deficiency, the entire leaf is chlorotic.

iron 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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