Nitrate in lemon soil cultures: Nutrient experiments show increased nitrate concentrations improved tree growth and yield but with a loss in fruit size
A. R. C. Haas, University of California
Joseph N. Brusca, University of California
California Agriculture 10(12):9-10. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v010n12p9.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Nitrogenous fertilizers—in some form—are applied to most lemon orchards and in the majority of cases constitute the only fertilizers used. The growing of legume or other cover crops for the most part has been abandoned.
A. R. C. Haas is Plant Physiologist, Ernerdus, University of California, Riverside. Joseph N. Brwca is Principal Laboratory Technician, University of California, Riverside.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1086.