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Leaves and Stem Become Soft and Droopy with Shading Appearance

Nutrient: Silicon (Si)

Symptoms Details: Leaves and culms become soft and droopy thus increasing mutual shading reduced photosynthetic activity. Increased occurrence of diseases. Si-deficient plants are also particularly susceptible to lodging. Generally deficiency occurs in paddy at poor soil fertility.


  1. Silicon is found as a component of cell walls.
  2. Plants with supplies of soluble silicon produce stronger, tougher cell walls making them a mechanical barrier to pests and diseases.
  3. This significantly enhances plant heat and drought tolerance. 

Management: Spraying of  Tabsil @15gm/ Pump (15 Liter of Water)

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