Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Nitrogen needs of citrus: Losses caused by leaching and volatilization can be reduced by management and irrigation practices

Author

H. D. Chapman

Author Affiliations

H. D. Chapman is Professor of Soils and Plant Nutrition, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(6):6-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n06p6. June 1951.

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Abstract

Nitrogen fertilizer bills for citrus in California can be reduced by application of frequent small doses of nitrogen to the irrigation water, use of low head sprinkler irrigation, noncultivation, and making neutral and alkaline soils slightly more acid.

Chapman H. 1951. Nitrogen needs of citrus: Losses caused by leaching and volatilization can be reduced by management and irrigation practices. Hilgardia 5(6):6-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n06p6
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