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peer-reviewed research article

Tomatoes make efficient use of applied nitrogen

authors

Francis Broadbent, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis
Kent B. Tyler, San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Parlier
Donald M. May, Fresno County

publication information

California Agriculture 34(11):24-25. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v034n11p24. November-December 1980.

author affiliations

Francis E. Broadbent is Professor of Soil Microbiology, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis; Kent B. Tyler is Extension Vegetable Specialist, San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Parlier; Donald M. May is Farm Advisor, Fresno County.

abstract

Although tomatoes are not as dependent on added nitrogen as other crops are, tests with labeled N show that they do make efficient use of nitrogen fertiher applications.