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  1. Vol. 51 No. 2, p. 99-102
     
    Received: May 22, 1958


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doi:10.2134/agronj1959.00021962005100020012x

The Effects of Continued Use of Heavy Rates of Fertilizers on Forage Production and Quality of Coastal Bermudagrass1

  1. F. L. Fisher and
  2. A. G. Caldwell2

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Coastal Bermudagrass produced an average (1954–57) of 13.0 tons of 13% protein hay per acre when fertilized with 1000 pounds of nitrogen annually. Without nitrogen 2.7 tons of 8% protein hay was produced. Four hundred pounds of N annually produced 8.6 tons of 12% protein hay. Plant and soil analyses suggest a 5-1-2 ratio of N, P2O5 and K2O should be applied to obtain high production. Liming is necessary to control soil acidity.

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