Strawberry fertilizer trial: Tests in new strawberry planting on old potassium deficient apricot land indicated no response to potash or phosphate
AuthorsE. L. Proebsting
Lee C. Benson
Authors AffiliationsE. L. Proebsting is Professor of Pomology, University of California, Davis; Lee C. Benson is Extension Specialist, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 11(5):4-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n05p4. May 1957.
Lassen variety strawberries replacing an Alameda County apricot orchard—pulled because of severe potassium deficiency symptoms—provided an opportunity to work with low potassium strawberries on Dublin clay soil.
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