Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Cotton phosphate fertilization: New soil test provides reliable and easily applied diagnostic guide to quantity of available phosphate

Author

D. S. Mikkelsen

Author Affiliations

D. S. Mikkelsen is Assistant Professor of Agronomy, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 9(1):7-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n01p7. January 1955.

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Abstract

A new soil test that tells how much phosphorus in the soil is available to crops—recently developed at the U.S.D.A. Western Regional Phosphate Laboratory—uses a sodium bicarbonate—baking soda—solution to extract the soil phosphate.

Mikkelsen D. 1955. Cotton phosphate fertilization: New soil test provides reliable and easily applied diagnostic guide to quantity of available phosphate. Hilgardia 9(1):7-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n01p7
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