Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Range fertilization of annual forage plants aids plant use of available soil moisture

Authors

Cyrus M. McKell
Jack Major
Eugene R. Perrier

Authors Affiliations

Cyrus M. McKell is Plant Physiologist, Crops Research Division, A.R.S., U.S.D.A., and Associate in Agronomy, University of California, Davis; Jack Major is Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, University of California, Davis; Eugene R. Perrier is Laboratory Technician, Department of Irrigation, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 15(5):5-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v015n05p5. May 1961.

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Abstract

Seed germination and early plant growth of most annual forage species on approximately 18 million acres of California's rangeland take place soon after the first fall rains, but the greatest growth is in late winter and spring when temperatures and soil moisture supplies are favorable.

McKell C, Major J, Perrier E. 1961. Range fertilization of annual forage plants aids plant use of available soil moisture. Hilgardia 15(5):5-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v015n05p5
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