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  1. Vol. 56 No. 4, p. 432-435
    Received: Feb 8, 1964

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Effect of Exchangeable Sodium Percentage on the Growth and Absorption of Essential Nutrients and Sodium by Five Crop Plants1

  1. S. S. Bains and
  2. Milton Fireman2



Greenhouse experiments indicate that sorghum is a good crop for studying exchangeable sodium-fertility interrelationships. For the five crops studied, exchangeable sodium generally caused an increase in the absorption of sodium, nitrogen, and molybdenum, and a decrease in the absorption of calcium, potassium, sulfur, manganese, copper, zinc, boron, and chlorine.

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