Phosphatic fertilizers on valencias: Field response in phosphorus-deficient orchard reveals improvements in foliage growth and color, and in fruit quality
AuthorsT. W. Embletson
J. D. Kirkpatrick
E. R. Parker
Authors AffiliationsT. W. Embleton is Assistant Horticulturist, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside; J. D. Kirkpatrick is Senior Laboratory Technician, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside; The late E. R. Parker was Chairman of the Division of Orchand Management, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside, when the above reported studies were made.
Hilgardia 6(11):8-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n11p8. November 1952.
Phosphatic fertilizers applied to Vaencia orange trees improved foliage growth and color, the fruit quality and increased the number of fruits set.
Embletson T, Kirkpatrick J, Parker E. 1952. Phosphatic fertilizers on valencias: Field response in phosphorus-deficient orchard reveals improvements in foliage growth and color, and in fruit quality. Hilgardia 6(11):8-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n11p8
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