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Sodium-calcium in young citrus: Ratio of sodium to calcium in the nutrient solution of sand cultures shown to affect mineral absorption and plant growth

Authors

A. R. C. Haas
Joseph N. Brusca

Authors Affiliations

A. R. C. Haas is Plant Physiologist, Emeritus, University of California, Riverside; Joseph N. Brusca is Principal Laboratory Technician, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 10(3):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n03p13. March 1956.

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Abstract

Irrigation waters applied to citrus orchards vary considerably—in their sodium and calcium content—in different locations, so studies were made with pure silica sand cultures with nutrient solutions of similar nitrate content and ratios of sodium and calcium.

Haas A, Brusca J. 1956. Sodium-calcium in young citrus: Ratio of sodium to calcium in the nutrient solution of sand cultures shown to affect mineral absorption and plant growth. Hilgardia 10(3):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n03p13
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