Boron is an essential nutrient for the growth and development of healthy plants.
Boron compounds are used in small concentrations as micronutrients in fertilizers. When used in large concentrations they function as herbicides, algaecides, and other pesticides.
• Essential for maintaining a balance between sugar and starch and helps in the translocation of sugar and carbohydrates
• Important in pollination and seed production
• Necessary for normal cell division, nitrogen metabolism, and protein formation