Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Nitrogen on cantaloupes: Fertilization tends to increase fruit size and reduce culls but does not affect mosaic infection and yield

Authors

F. W. Zink
G. N. Davis

Authors Affiliations

F. W. Zink is Assistant Specialist in Truck Crops, University Of California College Of Agriculture, El Centro; G. N. Davis is Associate professor of Truck crops, university of California College of Agriculture, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(6):9-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n06p9. June 1951.

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Abstract

Heavy nitrogen fertilization of cantaloupes does not lessen the severity of infection caused by the mosaic virus, nor does it increase the yield of marketable fruit. It increases cantaloupe size and reduces the number of culled fruit.

Zink F, Davis G. 1951. Nitrogen on cantaloupes: Fertilization tends to increase fruit size and reduce culls but does not affect mosaic infection and yield. Hilgardia 5(6):9-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n06p9
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