About Us | Help Videos | Contact Us | Subscriptions
 

Abstract

 

This article in AJ

  1. Vol. 55 No. 5, p. 435-439
     
    Received: Jan 28, 1963


 View
 Download
 Alerts
 Permissions
 Share

doi:10.2134/agronj1963.00021962005500050007x

Effect of Limimg and Potassium Fertilization on the Yield and Composition of an Alfalfa-Orchardgrass Association1

  1. L. B. MacLeod and
  2. Richard Bradfield2

Synopsis

Synopsis

Liming increased the dry matter yields of oats and of an alfalfa-orchardgrass mixture. Response to K increased with increased base saturation of the soil, and survival of alfalfa plants on soil limed to pH 5.5 or higher was largely dependent on K supply. Alfalfa was the dominant species where there was sufficient K for both components and orchardgrass dominated where K was limited. Total available carbohydrates in the storage organs of each species increased with K fertilization.

  Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.

Copyright © .