Premature Leaf Senescence of Banana—A Symptom of Potassium Exhaustion

Date
1980
Authors
Fox, Robert L.
Lower, Robert
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University of Hawaii
Abstract
Tropical soils may lack reserves of available K due to nutrient leaching, and harvesting of K-rich crops such as banana may deplete the limited reserves. Symptoms of gradually increasing K deficiency over a 6-year period are illustrated and described.
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bananas, potassium fertilizers, nutrient deficiencies, Hawaii
Citation
Fox RL, Lower R. 1980. Premature leaf senescence of banana—a symptom of potassium exhaustion. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 1 p. (Illustrated Concepts in Tropical Agriculture; IC-18).
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