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Jonathan Zuk

Keep Soybeans Nourished at Key Stages

Unlike corn, soybean plants have only a small area in which to store nutrients, making them more susceptible to in-season shortages. Providing your soybean crop with adequate nutrients will help maintain plant health and increase the efficiency of photosynthesis at the critical flowering and reproductive stages. Here are some tips for ensuring your soybean plants are adequately fed all season long. Manganese for efficient photosynthesis As the soybean plant approaches flowering (V3 to V5), photosynthesis is in full gear. Maintaining a sufficient level of manganese during this stage produces more flowers and a healthier plant going into the reproductive [...]

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