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  1. Vol. 57 No. 2, p. 201-204
    Received: Aug 8, 1964

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Effects of Subsoiling and Deep Placement of Fertilizer on a Coastal Plain Soil and Vegetables1

  1. G. D. Brill,
  2. R. B. Alderfer and
  3. W. J. Hanna2



Subsoiling to 18 inches with and without deep placement of lime, phosphorus, and potassium on a Collington sandy loam soil did not produce significant yield increases of cabbage, tomatoes, and sweet corn over a 7-year period even in dry years. Residual effects of subsoiling significantly increased water movement into this soil 3 years after the last deep tillage operation.

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