Zinc, as well as copper, is involved in the correct functioning of enzymes and is also required for pollen production.

Symptoms of deficiencyEdit

Varies in species Poor development of leaves Examples are little leaf in citrus fruits and rosette leaf in apples[1].


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