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Will Chelates Improve Plant Growth?

Chelates are a hot new additive for soils that claim to make plants grow better and solve the problem of chlorosis. Chelated fertilizer use is also on the rise and even products that aren’t true chelates are reported to have chelating properties.

What is chelation (key-LAY-shun) and should you be adding chelates to soil? Are chelating properties good for plants?

Will Chelates Improve Plant Growth?

Will Chelates Improve Plant Growth?

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Chlorosis in Plants – Is it Iron Deficiency?

I just got my favorite gardening magazine and a reader asked the question, “The leaves of my roses are yellowing but the veins are green. What causes this?” The given answer is, “This is called chlorosis and is caused by a deficiency of iron”. The answer might be true, or it might not be true. It is certainly an incorrect statement. Find out the truth about chlorosis.

Chlorosis - Is it Iron Deficiency

Chlorosis – Is it Iron Deficiency

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