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Papaya & celery boron deficiency (191) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Lumpy fruit of papaya, brown heart of celery

Scientific Name

Boron deficiency

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Nelson S Boron deficiency of papaya. Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Services, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Photo 3 Bill Mansour, Oregon State University. Photo 4 Kohler F, Pellegrin F, Jackson G, McKenzie E (1997) Diseases of cultivated crops in Pacific Island countries. South Pacific Commission. Pirie Printers Pty Limited, Canberra, Australia.

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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