Sulphur deficiency may be related to several conditions including sandy soils, low organic matter soils, areas of high rainfall, high yield management and low sulphur irrigation water.

Deficiency symptoms:

Deficiencies show as light green leaves.Sulphur is readily lost by leaching from soils and should be applied with a nutrient formula.

Functions in plant:

Sulphur is a structural component of amino acids, proteins, vitamins and enzymes and is essential to produce chlorophyll. It imparts flavour to many vegetables.