Manganese-deficient plants stunted, leaves are yellow and mottled, with the symptoms expressed on the young leaves first.
Conduct soil and/or foliar nutrient analysis to confirm that the problem is nutritional. Follow recommended practices for fertility using a balanced fertilizer. High pH soils often induce manganese deficiency by holding manganese in an insoluble form.
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Publication Revised July 2009