Soluble salt injury to gardenia: Often traced to excessive use of chemical fertilizers or to salts in the water supply
H. T. Pyfrom
California Agriculture 3(12):5-12. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v003n12p5.
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Gardenia flower production in greenhouses in the San Francisco Bay area has been seriously affected by a diseased condition brought on by the accumulation of excessive amounts of soluble salts in the soil in the growing benches.
Stephen Wilhelm is Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology and Assistant Plant Pathologist in the Experiment Station, Berkeley. H. T. Pyfrom is Research Assistant in Plant Pathology, Los Angeles.
R. H. Sciaroni, Farm Advisor of San Mateo County, coöperated in the study reported here.