Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Greenhouse assays diagnose sugar beet problems in delta soils

Authors

A. L. Brown
F. J. Hills
B. A. Krantz
E. F. Nourse
Torrey Lyons

Authors Affiliations

A. L. Brown is Lecturer, and Specialist, Department of Soils and Plant Nutrition, University of California, Davis; F. J. Hills is Extension Specialists, U. C., Davis; B. A. Krantz is Extension Specialists, U. C., Davis; E. F. Nourse is Farm Advisors, Agricultural Extension Service; Torrey Lyons is Farm Advisors, Agricultural Extension Service.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 22(2):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n02p4. February 1968.

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Abstract

Greenhouse tests point to potassium deficiency as the probable cause of “bronzing” of sugar beets in Delta soils, and indicate that responses to lime may be due in part to increased uptake of nitrates because of enhanced microbial activity.

Brown A, Hills F, Krantz B, Nourse E, Lyons T. 1968. Greenhouse assays diagnose sugar beet problems in delta soils. Hilgardia 22(2):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n02p4
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