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Sulfur Deficiency of Sugar Beets

Leggett, G.E. and Stewart, B.A. and James, D.W. (1966) Sulfur Deficiency of Sugar Beets. pp. 157-164. In: Proc. 17th Ann. Pac. NW Fert. Conf. USA-WA-Wenatchee, 1966/07/12-14.

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Abstract

Sulfur deficiency of sugar beets (Beta Vulgaris L.) was first reported in 1941 by Tolman and Stoker (10) in beets grown for seed in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. The symptoms were described as retarded growth, yellow color, breakdown of leaf tissue, lack of flowering, and increased susceptibility to disease. Since then sulfur deficiency of this crop has been reported in California (11) and Sweden (5). Sulfur deficiency of sugar beets decreases seed yield (10) as well as the yield and percent of sugar in the roots (5). A review of the sulfur requirements of sugar, fiber and oil crops has been published (8).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0055
Subjects: Irrigated crops > Sugarbeet
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:57
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2017 15:45
Item ID: 1037
URI: https://eprints.nwisrl.ars.usda.gov/id/eprint/1037

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