Author: Andy Dingley
Date: Jun 8, 2010 00:59
... manganese), than other plants. The solubility of iron and manganese in the soil decreases significantly as the soil pH increases from say pH 6 to pH 8.5 (neutral is pH 7), a typical range of soil values. At the high pH, there just isn't enough iron and manganese available in the soil to be taken up by the plants to satisfy their needs, and yellowing of the leaves (chlorosis) is ...