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Title: Symptoms of Plant Malnutrition--Silicon, an Agronomically Essential Nutrient for Sugarcane 
Author: Fox, Robert L.; Silva, James A.
Date: 1978
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Fox RL, Silva JA. 1978. Symptoms of plant malnutrition: silicon, an agronomically essential nutrient for sugarcane. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 1 p. (Illustrated Concepts in Tropical Agriculture; IC-8).
Abstract: Deficiences of silicon in a Si-deficient soil (a Gibbsihumox) causing a "leaf freckle" disorder are illustrated with photos of sugarcane leaves from plants grown with or without an application of calcium silicate slag. Effects of diminished leaf growth caused by silicon deficiency on presence of weeds under the canopy are also shown.
Series/Report No.: Illustrated Concepts in Tropical Agriculture
Pages/Duration: 1 pages
Keywords: sugarcane, silicon, calcium silicate, nutrient deficiencies, Hawaii, Saccharum officinarum

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