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Molybdenum deficiency in young lettuce and tomato plants

, : Molybdenum deficiency in young lettuce and tomato plants. Acta Horticulturae (26): 61-68

Raising lettuce and tomato plants successfully in high-moor peat required a Mo supplement. A low substrate pH promoted Mo deficiency, as did high levels of nitrate N.

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