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  1. Vol. 49 No. 7, p. 374-377
     
    Received: Jan 23, 1957


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doi:10.2134/agronj1957.00021962004900070009x

Yield and Chemical Composition of Ladino Clover as Affected by Fertilizer Treatments1

  1. R. C. Wakefield,
  2. D. A. Schallock,
  3. M. Salomon and
  4. C. E. Olney2

Sypnosis

Sypnosis

On a Bridgehampton fine sandy loam satisfactory stands of Ladino clover were maintained with a minimum application of 60 pounds P205 and 120 pounds K2O per acre per year over a 4-year period. Large initial applications of phosphate were not as effective as similar amounts divided over 2 or 4 years. No accumulation of extractable phosphorus was found in the soil at any level of phosphate application. Removal of potassium by the crop approximately equalled the 120-pound K2O application. Excessive plant uptake and soil accumulation of potassium resulted at 240 pounds K2O per acre.

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