2020
DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.90496
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Saurabh Kumar Singh

Abstract: Peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] suffers from iron chlorosis when grown in calcareous soils due to low iron availability. Traditionally, soil and foliar application of ferrous sulphate, Fe-EDTA, Fe-EDDHA chelates, etc. is used as a corrective measure of chlorosis. The latter practice is quite effective. However, variable responses have been reported. Therefore, foliar spray cannot yet be considerd as a reliable method to control lime-induced chlorosis. Bioremediation constitutes innovative approaches for chl…

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