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Growth, Maturity, and Yield of Corn as Affected by Chloride in Potassium Fertilizer1


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  1. Vol. 50 No. 8, p. 423-426
    Received: Sept 3, 1957

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  1. S. E. Younts and
  2. R. B. Musgrave2



High concentrations of chloride attained in row fertilization had adverse effects on corn growth, maturity, and yield. Broadcasting or mixing the chloride with soil tended to alleviate these effects. Low chloride applications, common in hill or row fertilization with KCI, were not detrimental but generally beneficial.

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