Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

In a study of avocado trees, using less fertilizer more often can reduce nitrate leaching

Authors

Marylynn V. Yates
J. L. Meyer
Mary Lu Arpaia

Authors Affiliations

M. V. Yates is Ground-Water Quality Specialist, Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences; J. L. Meyer is Irrigation and Soils Specialist, Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences; M. L. Arpaia is Subtropical Horticultural Specialist, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 46(3):19-20. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n03p19. May 1992.

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Abstract

Fertilizing avocado trees in smaller amounts more frequently can reduce nitrate leaching into the soil and thereby decrease contamination of ground wafer.

Yates M, Meyer J, Arpaia M. 1992. In a study of avocado trees, using less fertilizer more often can reduce nitrate leaching. Hilgardia 46(3):19-20. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n03p19
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