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Phosphorus deficiency (P)

Stunted dark leaves with purple/red tinge and especially purpling of the stem base from a very early stage indicates P deficiency. Symptoms can also be induced in cold weather.

Treatment: If detected early enough, water-soluble P fertiliser can be placed post-emergence.

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