Sulfur deficiency widespread: Areas in 34 of California's 58 counties found to have soils deficient in nutrient essential for normal growth of plants
AuthorW. E. Martin
Author AffiliationsW. E. Martin is Extension Soils Specialist, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 12(11):10-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n11p10. November 1958.
The frequency of sulfur deficiency in California soils ranks sulfur a close third—after nitrogen and phosphorus—as a major plant nutrient which must be supplied to maintain crop production.
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