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Preharvest Water Stress for Valley Sugar Beets


G. V. Ferry
F. J. Hills
R. S. Loomis

Authors Affiliations

George V. Ferry is Farm Advisor, Kern County; F. J. Hills is Extension Agronomist, University of California, Davis; R. S. Loomis is Associate Professor of Agronomy, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 19(6):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v019n06p13. June 1965.

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Moderate water stress prior to sugar beet harvest did not significantly reduce sugar production in Kern County tests. Higher sugar content of roots and lower production costs could make this practice profitable, if stress is not prolonged.
Ferry G, Hills F, Loomis R. 1965. Preharvest Water Stress for Valley Sugar Beets. Hilgardia 19(6):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v019n06p13
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