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Sodium in lemon tree collapse: Analyses show high sodium concentrations in the roots of collapsing trees are result of tree condition, not the cause


D. R. Rodney
R. B. Harding
S. B. Boswell
F. L. Whiting

Authors Affiliations

D. R. Rodney is Assistant Horticulturist, University of California, Riverside; R. B. Harding is Assistant Chemist, University of California, Riverside; S. B. Boswell is Principal Laboratory Technician, University of California, Riverside; F. L. Whiting is Senior Laboratory Technician, University of California, Riuerside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 10(9):4-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n09p4. September 1956.

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An answer to whether high concentrations of sodium found in roots of lemon trees severely affected by decline—collapse—were the cause or the result of the tree's condition was the objective of a series of analyses of root and soil samples.

Rodney D, Harding R, Boswell S, Whiting F. 1956. Sodium in lemon tree collapse: Analyses show high sodium concentrations in the roots of collapsing trees are result of tree condition, not the cause. Hilgardia 10(9):4-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n09p4

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