Sodium-calcium in young citrus: Ratio of sodium to calcium in the nutrient solution of sand cultures shown to affect mineral absorption and plant growth
A. R. C. Haas, University of California
Joseph N. Brusca, University of California
California Agriculture 10(3):13-14. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v010n03p13.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Irrigation waters applied to citrus orchards vary considerably—in their sodium and calcium content—in different locations, so studies were made with pure silica sand cultures with nutrient solutions of similar nitrate content and ratios of sodium and calcium.
A. R. C. Haas is Plant Physiologist, Emeritus, University of California, Riverside. Joseph N. Brusca is Principal Laboratory Technician, University of California, Riverside.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1086.