Greenhouse assays diagnose sugar beet problems in delta soils
AuthorsA. L. Brown
F. J. Hills
B. A. Krantz
E. F. Nourse
Authors AffiliationsA. L. Brown is Lecturer, and Specialist, Department of Soils and Plant Nutrition, University of California, Davis; F. J. Hills is Extension Specialists, U. C., Davis; B. A. Krantz is Extension Specialists, U. C., Davis; E. F. Nourse is Farm Advisors, Agricultural Extension Service; Torrey Lyons is Farm Advisors, Agricultural Extension Service.
Hilgardia 22(2):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n02p4. February 1968.
Greenhouse tests point to potassium deficiency as the probable cause of “bronzing” of sugar beets in Delta soils, and indicate that responses to lime may be due in part to increased uptake of nitrates because of enhanced microbial activity.
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