Watermelon Leaves turning Yellow

Watermelon    None Given

I have a garden of around two acres planted with watermelon.the plants are about 45 days old.I have recently discovered that the old leaves are turning yellow and then brown.What could be the reason behind and How can I deal with it?

Posted by: Beatus Rugarabamu (1 point) Beatus Rugarabamu
Posted: October 16, 2016


In plant nutrition there is a phenomenon that indicates nutrients can be mobile or immobile, mobile nutrients translocate from one part of the plant to another, immobile nutrients are a vice-versa. Nitrogen is a mobile nutrient and thus deficiency occurs in the older leaves which exhibit chlorotic symptoms while the browning (necrosis) is the acute stage of chlorosis.
Try using nitrogenous foliar feed to correct the situation.

Posted by: emmanuel Luseno (2 points) emmanuel Luseno
Posted: October 17, 2016

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