Cotton fertilizers: Kind and amount needed for best production studied in field tests
AuthorD. S. Mikkelsen
Author AffiliationsD. S. Mikkelsen is Assistant Agronomist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 7(5):5-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n05p5. May 1953.
Nitrogen fertilization increased cotton yield in a series of experiments designed to determine the kind of fertilizer and—specifically—the amount of nitrogen necessary for maximum production on soils of the San Joaquín Valley.
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