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Potato scab control: Applications of sulfur to increase soil acidity effective in reducing disease in experiments in Kern County

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John W. Oswald, Experiment Station, Davis
David N. Wright, Farm Advisor, Kern County

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California Agriculture 4(4):11-12.

Published April 01, 1950

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Abstract

The most promising approach in the prevention of potato scab development has been to increase the acidity of the soil by the addition of sulfur.

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The tests on scab resistant varieties in Kern County were conducted by C. N. Davis, Associate Professor of Truck Crops, Davis.

The February 1948 investigations on 12 acres of scab infested land were made possible by the cooperation of the S. A. Camp Co., Shafter.

Potato scab control: Applications of sulfur to increase soil acidity effective in reducing disease in experiments in Kern County

John W. Oswald, David Wright
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Potato scab control: Applications of sulfur to increase soil acidity effective in reducing disease in experiments in Kern County

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Authors

John W. Oswald, Experiment Station, Davis
David N. Wright, Farm Advisor, Kern County

Publication Information

California Agriculture 4(4):11-12.

Published April 01, 1950

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

The most promising approach in the prevention of potato scab development has been to increase the acidity of the soil by the addition of sulfur.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The tests on scab resistant varieties in Kern County were conducted by C. N. Davis, Associate Professor of Truck Crops, Davis.

The February 1948 investigations on 12 acres of scab infested land were made possible by the cooperation of the S. A. Camp Co., Shafter.


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