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Role of foliar application of boron for improving agriculture crop production: A review

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Bilal Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Shazab Awan, Muhammad Adnan, Hasnain Abbas, Tariq Abdullah Khan, Muhammad Shozib Javed, Muhammad Ather Nadeem, Bilal Nasar, Muhammad Khuram Dar, Muhammad Waqas, Komal Tariq, Muhammad Awais, Shaikh Amjad Salam, Amir Aziz, Muhammad Hafeez Ur Rehman, Hamza Yousaf, Rehan Ahmad

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J. Bio. Env. Sci.19( 1), 70-79, July 2021


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Water shortage or scarcity is most fundamental environmental issues that disturb plant growth and development. Foliar use of nutrients on plant can improve plant development process and plant growth rapidly with which advanced nutrient that are required by the plants are delivered for superior growth and yield. Boron (B) is very vital micronutrient for farming crops and desirable during the life cycle due to its various purpose as a plant cell wall basic element. Its absence is becoming a wide-spread issue in agriculture rising areas and the managing of boron is confronted by the unexpected rates of boron shortage or unpredictable influences of foliar use of boron. Inadequate source of B on dissimilar arrangements which are applicable for the plant water status have been seriously explored, but the resultant assumptions are clashing and have no clear image so far that completely clarifies the discrepancies. Lack of B can affect water application by root and shoot development inhibition and by water canals up regulation. The present review describes the role of foliar application of boron in improving agriculture crop production.


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