Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Potato growth studies: Air and soil temperatures compared in Kern County potato fields during spring and early summer

Author

O. A. Lorenz

Author Affiliations

O. A. Lorenz is Associate Professor of Truck Crops, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(11):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n11p13. November 1951.

PDF of full article, Cite this article

Abstract

Soil temperatures in Kern County potato fields average from 60° F to 70° F at 6” depth, with foliage cooling the soil about 8° F, and irrigation some 4° F.

Lorenz O. 1951. Potato growth studies: Air and soil temperatures compared in Kern County potato fields during spring and early summer. Hilgardia 5(11):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n11p13
Webmaster Email: wsuckow@ucanr.edu