Image Number: 1402002

Descriptor:
Damage
Description:
Excessive rates of fertilizer, especially soluble salts and nitrogen and potassium, can result in seedling injure indicated by slow or irregular plant growth, yellowing or "burning" of leaves, and death of plants in patches. Whitish fertilizer residues may be noted on the soil surface. Stem necrosis sometimes occurs near the soil line. Symptoms are more acute in dry soil.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject


There is no applicable taxonomy of higher classification for this subject.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.
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Image uploaded:
Sunday, March 10, 2002
Image last updated:
Friday, December 10, 2010