Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
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Hilgardia

Leaf burn of avocado: Sodium or chloride accumulation may cause burning of mature avocado leaves of Fuerte and other varieties

Authors

A. D. Ayers
D. G. Aldrich
J. J. Coony

Authors Affiliations

A. D. Ayers is Agriculturalist, formerly chemist, U. S. Salinity Laboratory, Riverside; D. G. Aldrich is Associate Chemist, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside; J. J. Coony is Farm Advisor, San Diego County, University of California College of Agriculture.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(12):7-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n12p7. December 1951.

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Abstract

Leaf burn of avocado is caused by sodium or chloride accumulation in the leaf, or by inadequate water supply.

Ayers A, Aldrich D, Coony J. 1951. Leaf burn of avocado: Sodium or chloride accumulation may cause burning of mature avocado leaves of Fuerte and other varieties. Hilgardia 5(12):7-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n12p7
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