Boron is an essential micronutrient for plant health, particularly for brassicas, legumes, fruit and seed crop. It’s essential for the healthy formation of new plant tissue and the storage quality of brassica bulb crops.
Manganese has a role in many important plant functions such as photosynthesis.
Copper is an essential micronutrient for both plants and animals. Healthy levels of copper ensure natural growth rates and colouration in plants.
In plants zinc plays a role in functions such as protein synthesis, starch formation and seed production. In New Zealand deficiencies in crops and livestock are rare.
Iron is necessary for the health and growth of plants and animals. Iron deficiency is rare in New Zealand.