Molybdenum Deficiency in sesamum

By Agropedia on 14 Aug 2018 | read
Molybdenum Deficiency in sesamum
  • Plants develop yellowing and scorching of margins of old leaves.
  • Yellowing gradually spreads to the interveinal areas which become dry and papery.
  • Leaves show downward curling.
  • Symptoms gradually spread to middle and young leaves.
  • Deficient plants do not bear pods.
Chemical control
  • Apply Molybdenum based (Sodium Molybdate 37 - 39%) fertilisers.