Seek answers to nitrogen needs of orchards in state
AuthorE. L. Proebsting
Author AffiliationsE. L. Proebsting, is Professor of Pomology and Pomologist in the Experiment Station, Davis.
Hilgardia 1(3):1-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v001n03p1b. February 1947.
A high percentage of the peach orchards in California need nitrogen; a low percentage of the pears and prunes need it, and the other fruits and nuts fall in intermediate positions.
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