Crop Nutrition

What are the Manganese of Iron deficiency and excess in plants

20 July 2023, New Delhi: Plants absorb various nutrients to grow. Any imbalance in nutrients may affect the final produce. Hence, a thorough examination of the growing plant can help in identifying particular nutrient stress. Typical signs may show up if a plant is deficient in a specific nutrient. A nutritional deficiency does not immediately result in symptoms. Instead, the regular plant processes are disturbed, leading to an overabundance of some intermediate organic molecules and a deficiency in others. This results in abnormalities that are later recognized as symptoms. 

Symptoms of Manganese deficiency and excess in plants


Interveinal chlorosis of young leaves while the leaves and plants remain generally green in color. When severe, the plants will be stunted.


Older leaves will show brown spots surrounded by a chlorotic zone and circle.

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