Iron, as well as sulphur and manganese, is required by plants for the production of chlorophyll. It is a constituent of enzymes.

Symptoms of deficiencyEdit

Intervein chlorosis – young leaves first Failure to flower and fruit[1]

See alsoEdit


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Mineral nutrients
Primary macronutrients Nitrogen · Phosphorus · Potassium
Secondary macronutrients Calcium · Magnesium · Sulphur
Micronutrients Boron · Chloride · Copper · Iron · Manganese · Molybdenum · Zinc