Nutrient Deficiency:Phosphorus

  • Deficiency 1


  • Stunting,reduced tillering,older leaves are narrow,short,very erect,and dark green.Stems are thin and spindly.
  • Reduced number of leaves,panicles,and grains per panicle.
  • Young leaves appear to be healthy but older leaves turn brown and die.Red and purple colors may develop in leaves if the variety has a tendancy yo produce anthocyanin(Leaves appear pale green when P and n deficiency occur simultaneously).