Role of Molybdenum in Tomato Production

Molybdenum is an important component of nitrate reductase and thus involved in nitrogen metabolism as well as the synthesis of pigments and chlorophyll.

General guidelines for molybdenum application 

In comparison with other micronutrients molybdenum is only needed in very small quantities. Deficiency is more common in acidic rather than alkaline soils.

Molybdenum at tomato growth stages
Establishment Ensures good shoot growth
Vegetative growth Ensures growth is not limiting

Role of nutrients

Read about the role of other nutrients in tomato production:

Nitrogen

Phosphorus

Potassium

Calcium

Magnesium

Sulfur

Boron

Copper

Iron

Manganese

Molybdenum

Zinc

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sebastian korob
Sebastian Korob
Crop Manager, Vegetable/Berries