General or mildly interveinal light green colour,
and occasional clusters of pale necrotic spots on mature leaves
symptoms similar to nitrogen
deficiency: general pale colour
and stunted growth.
mature leaves may develop pale interveinal
patches, progressing to discrete necrotic
spots in some areas.
alternatively, discrete interveinal patches may appear silvery
as the top layer of the leaf becomes separated from lower layers.
is needed for processing nitrogen, taken up from the soil as nitrate,
into plant components. Therefore molybdenum-deficient plants become
nitrogen-deficient, but at the same time accumulate nitrate in their
with other symptoms
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