The Initial symptoms include interveinal chlorosis on young leaves, which can be similar to those of iron deficiency. In later stages of zinc deficiency, newly emerged leaves will likely to be narrow and remain small. Symptoms that might occur as the severity level increases are shortening of the internodes, necrotic spots, and bronzing of the leaves.
Zinc is an important micronutrient needed in small quantities by all plants. Within the plant, it functions as an activator of enzymes and is involved in the producing the growth hormones. A zinc deficiency can result in poor plant growth and development.
मिट्टी में ज़िंक सल्फ़ेट (ZnSO4) अथवा ज़िंक ऑक्साइड (ZnO) मिलायें। अकार्बनिक जिस्ते के तुलना में क्षारीय (उच्च pH) मिट्टियों, चिलेट युक्त जस्ता (Zn-EDTA) लाभकारी होता है।
ज़िंक सल्फेट अथवा चिलेट का छिड़काव एक वैकल्पिक विधि है।
*Names marked in red are considered to be highly poisonous to beneficial insects.
*Names marked in green are considered to be organic and IPM (integrated pest management) compatible.