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Cover for Phosphorus and sulphur.

This chapter describes P availability and fate in a sugarbeet field; physiological role and uptake of P by sugarbeet plants; sources of P fertilizer (such as phosphoric acid and ammonium polyphosphate); effects of P fertilizer on yield and soil P; effects of P on plant establishment; future...

Author(s)
Draycott, A. P.; Christenson, D. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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;...

Author(s)
Draycott, A. P.; Christenson, D. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrient reserves and crop rotations.

This chapter describes the consequences of fertilizer application before and during sugarbeet cropping in rotations. Topics include: effects of nutrient reserves and crop residues on sugarbeet; response of sugarbeet in long-term experiments in the UK, Sweden, the USA and Belgium to various cropping ...

Author(s)
Draycott, A. P.; Christenson, D. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interactions between nutrients, water supply, pests and diseases and agronomic practices.

This chapter summarizes research on the effects of irrigation, fertilizers and plant density on soil fungi, viruses, and parasitic nematodes infesting sugarbeet. Studies in the UK, other European countries, and the USA are largely covered.

Author(s)
Draycott, A. P.; Christenson, D. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sugarbeet quality.

This chapter summarizes research on the effects of N, P, K, Na and Mg fertilizers on sugarbeet quality (juice quality, sugar percentage and keeping quality). Studies in the UK and USA are largely covered.

Author(s)
Draycott, A. P.; Christenson, D. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996233)
Type
Book chapter