Measurement of Leaf Colour


LEAF colour is a valuable index of nutrient status in flowering plants. Yellowing of the leaves is associated with deficiencies of nitrogen, magnesium, iron, manganese, zinc and molybdenum in many species.

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    Ridgway, R., Colour Standards and Nomenclature (Washington, D.C., 1912).

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PHILIP GRIME, J. Measurement of Leaf Colour. Nature 191, 614–615 (1961).

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