Manganese Toxicity Affecting Crops on Acid Soils


THE recent letter from Wallace, Hewitt and Nicholas1 on the effects of soil acidity on the growing plant prompts us to bring forward some cases of presumed manganese toxicity which have occurred on arable soils in several different parts of England.

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HALE, J., HEINTZE, S. Manganese Toxicity Affecting Crops on Acid Soils. Nature 157, 554 (1946) doi:10.1038/157554b0

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