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Nutrients for sugarbeet production: soil-plant relationships.

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This book provides an up-to-date review of research on sugarbeet nutrition, including topics not covered in a similar work published in the early 1970s, such as soil and plant analyses, organic farming, sustainability, satellite mapping and remote sensing. Chapter 1 provides an overview of sugarbeet production, the nutrient content and fertilizer requirements of sugarbeet, and yield responses to f...

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Chapter 4 (Page no: 51)

Potassium and sodium.

This chapter describes K availability and fate in soil in sugarbeet fields; K concentration and uptake by sugarbeet plants; effects of K on sugarbeet physiology and yield; sources of K and Na fertilizers; K recommendations in the UK and USA; and environmental impact of K fertilizer application; effects of sodicity on salt tolerance, growth and yield of sugarbeet; and Na usage in the European Union and UK.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 7) Nitrogen. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 34) Phosphorus and sulphur. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 67) Calcium and magnesium. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 80) Micronutrients or trace elements. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 98) Nutrient deficiencies. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 107) Organic manures, green manuring and organic production. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 123) Nutrient reserves and crop rotations. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 139) Soil physical conditions. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 153) Time, form and method of fertilizer application. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 168) Interactions between nutrients, water supply, pests and diseases and agronomic practices. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 180) Sugarbeet quality. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 191) Nutrient requirements of fodder beet and of the beet seed crop. Author(s): Draycott, A. P. Christenson, D. R.