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  1. Vol. 56 No. 4, p. 427-432
    Received: Dec 6, 1963

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Water Requirement of Grain Crops as Modified by Fertilizer Use1

  1. R. A. Olson,
  2. C. A. Thompson,
  3. P. H. Grabouski,
  4. D. D. Stukenholtz,
  5. K. D. Frank and
  6. A. F. Dreier2



Water use efficiency of grain crops in Nebraska was increased an average 29% by optimum fertilizer treatment. This enhancement was especially associated with yield increase, and was accompanied by an approximate extra inch of water consumption by the crop. Corn and sorghum evidenced a greater capability for extracting deep subsoil moisture than small grains.

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