Washington navel orange juice: Quality and mineral composition affected by chemical fertilizers, manure and covercrops
AuthorsW. Jones Winston
E. R. Parker
Authors AffiliationsWinston W. Jones is Associate Horticulturist in the Experiment Station, Riverside; E. R. Parker is Horticulturist in the Experiment Station, Riverside.
Hilgardia 4(6):6-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v004n06p6. June 1950.
The composition of Washington Navel orange juice is influenced by fertilizers, as shown in field experiments with Navels on sweet orange rootstock. Effects of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilizers—as well as manure and winter covercrops—were studied.
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