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BoronMax

A liquid boron super-complex derived from plant carbohydrates (contains 8.1% boron)

Role of Boron in the Plant:

  • Essential for pollen viability, seed set
  • Part of the carbohydrate and nucleic acid metabolism
  • Promotes cell differentiation and maturity
  • Sugars transported in borate complexes
  • Enhances plant uptake of calcium, magnesium, potassium
  • Promotes synthesis of cytokinins and ensures translocation of auxins
  • Promotes root tip initiation

Signs of Boron Deficiency:

  • Alfalfa: young leaves become chlorotic
  • Vegetables: hollow stems, stunted growth, external spotting
  • Corn: short, bent cobs, barren ears
  • Potatoes: hollow heart, internal browning, stem-end decay

Advantages of BoronMax

  • Completely soluble at recommended rates and will not precipitate in cold temperatures
  • Compatible with most pesticides and other plant nutrients
  • Formulated for application or fertigation to prevent micronutrient deficiencies or maintaining adequate micronutrient levels
  • Has humectant activity (stays wetter on the leaf surface longer)
  • Readily accepted by the plant
  • Cost effective

Methods of Application

BoronMax can be applied as foliar treatment in a regular spray program or as a corrective spray. It is suitable for ground or aerial spraying.