Nutritional/Physiological Disorders:Nitrogen Deficiency

  • deficiency 1
  • deficiency 2


  • The most evident symptom is yellowing of leaves resulting from a reduction in chlorophyll content(Image1).
  • Yellowing commences in the older, lower leaves and subsequently affect younger leaves as the deficiency worsens.
  • Petioles of the most affected leaves become short and show a pinkish discoloration(Image2).
  • Leaves emerge and develop on the top of each other resulting in a rosette appearance.
  • Plant height and leaf length is considerably reduced.
  • Growth and development is delayed and rate of leaf .