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Foliage sprays correct iron chlorosis in grain sorghum

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B. A. Krantz, University of California
A. L. Brown, U. C. Davis
B. B. Fischer, Fresno County
W. E. Pendery, Tulare County
V. W. Brown, San Diego County

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California Agriculture 16(5):5-6.

Published May 01, 1962

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Greenhouse and field studies with foliage sprays of 3 per cent ferrous sulfate solutions provided excellent correction of iron deficiencies in grain sorghum. Greatly increased yields also followed treatment in severely chlorotic areas. Although effective, the large amounts of ferrous or ferric sulfate required for soil applications proved economically impractical.

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Foliage sprays correct iron chlorosis in grain sorghum

B. A. Krantz, A. L. Brown, B. B. Fischer, W. E. Pendery, V. W. Brown
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Foliage sprays correct iron chlorosis in grain sorghum

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Authors

B. A. Krantz, University of California
A. L. Brown, U. C. Davis
B. B. Fischer, Fresno County
W. E. Pendery, Tulare County
V. W. Brown, San Diego County

Publication Information

California Agriculture 16(5):5-6.

Published May 01, 1962

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Greenhouse and field studies with foliage sprays of 3 per cent ferrous sulfate solutions provided excellent correction of iron deficiencies in grain sorghum. Greatly increased yields also followed treatment in severely chlorotic areas. Although effective, the large amounts of ferrous or ferric sulfate required for soil applications proved economically impractical.

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