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Correcting potassium deficiency in prune trees is profitable

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William H. Olson , University of California Cooperative Extension, Butte County
Kiyoto Uriu, Department of Pomology, UC Davis
Robert M. Carlson, Department of Pomology, UC Davis
William H. Krueger, Glenn County
James Pearson, Department of Pomology, UC Davis

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California Agriculture 41(5):20-21.

Published May 01, 1987

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Abstract

Even a slight deficiency can be costly. A single application of potash fertilizer can correct the deficiency for three to four years.Prune quality and value were highest in nondeficient trees, suggesting that potassium fertilization is profitable.

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The authors thank McGowan Orchards for cooperating in this study.

Correcting potassium deficiency in prune trees is profitable

William H. Olson, Kiyoto Uriu, Robert M. Carlson, William H. Krueger, James Pearson
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Correcting potassium deficiency in prune trees is profitable

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Authors

William H. Olson , University of California Cooperative Extension, Butte County
Kiyoto Uriu, Department of Pomology, UC Davis
Robert M. Carlson, Department of Pomology, UC Davis
William H. Krueger, Glenn County
James Pearson, Department of Pomology, UC Davis

Publication Information

California Agriculture 41(5):20-21.

Published May 01, 1987

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Even a slight deficiency can be costly. A single application of potash fertilizer can correct the deficiency for three to four years.Prune quality and value were highest in nondeficient trees, suggesting that potassium fertilization is profitable.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors thank McGowan Orchards for cooperating in this study.


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