a) Complete crop failure at seeding stage. E.g. Khaira disease in rice (Zinc deficiency).
b) Severe stunting of the plants.
c) Delayed or abnormal maturity.
d) Yield differences with or without leaf symptoms.
e) Poor quality of crops as in proteins, oils and starch content or keeping or storage quality is reduced.
f) Poor root growth.
g) Specific leaf symptoms.