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Soil potassium for potatoes: Depletion of soil potassium by cropping necessitates potash fertilization in certain areas of Kern and Tulare counties

Authors

K. B. Tyler
O. A. Lorenz
P. M. Nelson
J. C. Bishop

Authors Affiliations

K. B. Tyler is Assistant Olericulturist, University of California, Riverside; O. A. Lorenz is Professor of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Riverside; P. M. Nelson is Senior Laboratory Technician, University of California, Riverside; J. C. Bishop is Associate Specialist, University of California, Shafter.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 13(6):8-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n06p8. June 1959.

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Abstract

Fertilizer experiments–and a nutrient survey during the 1958 spring season–showed that some fields in Kern and Tulare counties are being depleted of exchangeable soil potassium to the point of deficiency, through frequent cropping to potatoes.

Tyler K, Lorenz O, Nelson P, Bishop J. 1959. Soil potassium for potatoes: Depletion of soil potassium by cropping necessitates potash fertilization in certain areas of Kern and Tulare counties. Hilgardia 13(6):8-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n06p8
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