Iron is essential for photosynthesis and respiration : iron deficiency: the most common deficiency disorder

E. Heuvelink, T. Kierkels

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Iron plays a major role in photosynthesis. That’s why a shortage directly affects the production capacity of the plant. The application of chelates has made iron much more easy to absorb. Nevertheless it’s an element that we have to keep an eye on.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-49
JournalIn Greenhouses : the international magazine for greenhouse growers
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016



  • horticulture
  • greenhouse horticulture
  • rosaceae
  • chelates
  • ph
  • iron
  • deficiency
  • plant disorders
  • crop production

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