Sulfur burn in citrus: Radioactive sulfur used in studies to distinguish between fruit-contained and applied sulfur
AuthorsF. M. Turrell
M. B. Chervenak
Authors AffiliationsF. M. Turrell is Associate Plant Physiologist in the Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside; M. B. Chervenak is Senior Laboratory Assistant, Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside.
Hilgardia 3(6):4-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n06p4. June 1949.
Radioactive sulfur tracers and a Geiger counter were used at the Riverside Experiment Station in investigations made to learn how sulfur burns citrus fruits—so sulfur could be safened.
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Raisin grapes: Study shows way to reduce picking operations and speed up harvest
Longer-lived alfalfa: Transference of resistance to bacterial wilt gives promise of greater productivity
New insecticides: Effectiveness and limitations of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides not yet fully determined
Storage of citrus fruits: Studies indicate use of 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T sprays on trees prolong storage life of citrus fruits
Dairy cattle nutrition: Eneray, Protein, Mineral and vitamin requirements for maintenance and production
Milk production records: Continued dairy herd improvement possible when breeding program i s based on adequate records
Almond hulls: Tested as feed for dairy cattle and lambs showed promise and limitations in value
New pomegranate mite: Russeting and cracking of peel characterize injury responsible for much culling
Cannibalism in poultry: Causes of problems complex and probably involve nutrition, genetics and management
Sweet corn hybrids: Effects on hybrid varieties when 2,4-D is used in sprays for weed control
The action of Phomopsis californica in producing a stem-end decay of citrus fruits