Role of Potassium (K) in plants

Potassium (K) is an essential plant nutrient that improves root growth and plant vigor, helps prevent lodging and enhances crop resistance to pests and diseases. Potassium is mobile in the plant and quite mobile in the soil.

Collections Agriculture Practical Answers Soil Fertility and Composting United Kingdom
Issue Date 18/04/2018
Format Fact Sheet
Rights Holders International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)