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Boron Tolerance Databases: Boron Tolerance Limits for Agricultural Crops, USDA-ARS, Soil Salinity Laboratory
Entry ID: USDA.ARS.USSL.BoronCrops

Abstract: This database contains boron tolerance information for a variety of
agricultural crops. The information was compiled from a variety of
studies and the data serve only as guidelines to relative tolerances.
The maximum tolerable limit is given in g/m3. The Crop species are
listed seperately for very sensitive, sensitive, moderately sensitive,
moderately tolerant, tolerant, and very tolerant. The data set can be
found at
Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Boron Tolerance Database: Limits for Agricultural Crops
Dataset Release Date: 1990-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Riverside, California
Dataset Publisher: USDA-Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Salinity Laboratory
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: Tabular
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Quality These data are averages based on a variety of experiments. They
should be used only as a guideline to relative tolerances. Absolute
tolerance will vary based upon local conditions. More Detailed quality
information for specific species is available with the actual data
Access Constraints None - Available online
Use Constraints Use only as average tolerances
Data Center
U.S. Salinity Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (909)369-4815
Phone: (909)369-4834
Fax: 909-342-4963
Email: mshannon at
Contact Address:
U.S. Salinity Laboratory, USDA, ARS
450 Big Springs Road
City: Riverside
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92507-4617
Country: USA
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-08-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12