Mélica Muñoz S.1, Federico Kocher G.2 y Aurelio Villalobos P.3

N, P, K, Ca, Mg, S, B and Mn cleficiency symptoms were studied in Carica candamarcensis Hook. f.
Plant were grown in the greenhouse in sand culture ami waterecl with nutrient solutions lacking in the element under study. Symptoms are described for each nutrient deficiency. Each nutrient deficiency produced characteristic symptoms, but, in addition, deficiencies of K, Mg, Ca and B all produced necrotic leaf lesions, while deficiencies of N, P, S, and Mg did not.

1 Ingeniero Agrónomo, Museo de Historia Natural, Santiago.
2 Ingeniero Agrónomo Ph D, Proyecto Fisiologia Vegetal. Estación Experimental La Platina, Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias.
3 Ingeniero Agrónomo, Proyecto Fisiología Vegetal. Estación Expenmental La Platina. Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias.