About Us | Help Videos | Contact Us | Subscriptions
 

Abstract

 

This article in AJ

  1. Vol. 65 No. 3, p. 516-517
     
    Received: Sept 23, 1972


 View
 Download
 Alerts
 Permissions
 Share

doi:10.2134/agronj1973.00021962006500030052x

Flax Growth in Cecil Soil Containing Mordant Violet 391

  1. K. S. LaFleur and
  2. G. R. Craddock2

Abstract

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine if addition of a metalizable anionic dye to a phosphate-fixing soil would release phosphate for plant consumption. Some evidence of phosphate release was obtained.

Addition of Mordant Violet 39 to Cecil surface soil increased flax growth in this soil. In a growth chamber experiment incorporating the dye, plant height increased about 40%, planet weight increased about 60%, and plant phosphorus increased about 100%.

The dye-grown flax was necrotic. It contained more manganese and less calcium and magnesium than control flax.

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

Copyright © .