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Bodenmessgerät zur Ermittlung des pH-Werts im Boden wird in den Boden gesteckt, kleine Pflänzchen im Hintergrund zu erkennen

Magnesium (Mg)

What is magnesium important for?

  • Component of chlorophyll
  • Phosphate metabolism
  • Nitrogen metabolism (nitrate reduction)
  • Protein synthesis
  • Regulation of the water balance
  • Activation of numerous enzymes

Symptoms of magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency is shown by: yellow and brown leaves, which fade and die, early crop maturation, shaking, premature leaf fall.

Whereby magnesium deficiency is enhanced?

  • Sandy soil
  • Acidic soil
  • Coldness and moisture
  • Soil with a high potassium content
  • Properties of certain rootstock (ApfelKorn M4)