University of California

Widespread zinc deficiency in California soils


A. L. Brown
B. A. Krantz

Authors Affiliations

A. L. Brown is Specialist in Soils and Plant Nutrition, University of California, Davis; B. A. Krantz is Extension Soils Specialist, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 14(6):8-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v014n06p8b. June 1960.

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Zinc deficiency has been common in citrus and other tree fruits in California for many years. More recently, it has been observed in annual field and vegetable crops. A study was set up to delineate the extent of zinc deficiency in California, and to develop means of predicting where it might occur.

Brown A, Krantz B. 1960. Widespread zinc deficiency in California soils. Hilgardia 14(6):8-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v014n06p8b
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