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Supplemental irrigation by sprinkling increases delta sugar beet yields

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E. F. Nourse, University of California
F. J. Hills, University of California
D. W. Henderson
R. S. Loomis, University of California

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California Agriculture 17(7):2-3.

Published July 01, 1963

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Use of sprinklers to supplement the usual subbing method of irrigation increased October-harvested sugar beet production by 8.4 tons per acre. In addition to alleviating drought conditions, sprinkling increased the plant uptake of nitrogen and phosphorus from this highly organic soil.

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The Jongeneel and Hechtman Farming Company and Hanneson and Riddle, consulting agronomists, cooperated in the Ryer Island tests.

Supplemental irrigation by sprinkling increases delta sugar beet yields

E. F. Nourse, F. J. Hills, D. W. Henderson, R. S. Loomis
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Supplemental irrigation by sprinkling increases delta sugar beet yields

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Authors

E. F. Nourse, University of California
F. J. Hills, University of California
D. W. Henderson
R. S. Loomis, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 17(7):2-3.

Published July 01, 1963

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Use of sprinklers to supplement the usual subbing method of irrigation increased October-harvested sugar beet production by 8.4 tons per acre. In addition to alleviating drought conditions, sprinkling increased the plant uptake of nitrogen and phosphorus from this highly organic soil.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The Jongeneel and Hechtman Farming Company and Hanneson and Riddle, consulting agronomists, cooperated in the Ryer Island tests.


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