Published by the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc., February 2002
by Jeff Ball
How long does it take for lime to work?
Since water is required for lime to react with the soil, effects of a lime application will be slower in a dry soil. It often takes a year or more before a response can be measured even under perfect conditions. However, a response may be observed within weeks of the application when soil...
From IPNI — Plant Nutrition TODAY
Published by the International Plant Nutrition Institute IPNI
Spring 2008, No. 3
WHERE DOES FOLIAR FERTILIZATION FIT IN?
A portion of a plant’s nutritional needs can be met by applying soluble fertilizer directly to the foliage. Foliar fertilization can result in rapid nutrient absorption and utilization to correct deficiencies or to merely prevent nutrient shortages...
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Charlie O’Dell, Ext. Horticulturist Emeritus, Virginia Tech
“Such products can help improve your soil and your plants’ health for higher yields with lower pest control inputs and plant nutrient costs, based on tests over the past year. A small amount of plant nutrients, foliar-applied, can replace a much greater amount that is soil applied, and is immediately available,…Products...
Dr. H. B. Tukey – renowned plant researcher and
Head of Michigan State University’s Department of Horticulture
Michigan State College
“The value of foliar feeding was proven many years ago at Michigan State College by Dr. H. B. Tukey. The project used radioactive tagged nutrients to prove that plants absorb nutrients not only through the roots, but also through the foliage, the fruit,...
This article appeared in GROUNDS MAINTENANCE Magazine.
By Wesley Totten and Bert McCarty, Clemson University
Fertilization exists to supply essential nutrients to plants to achieve desired color, growth and pest resistance. As the demands of the turf are increased from lower mowing heights and increased traffic levels, additional...
This article appeared in Grounds Maintenance Magazine.
Many people erroneously think that plants draw their food from soil. In reality, plants manufacture their own food through photosynthesis in their green tissue. Soil provides most of the raw materials—mineral nutrients—that plants use as components for the food they produce.
This article appeared in Washington State University’s Growers’ Resources and Orchard Management Forum.
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Soil versus Foliar Fertilizer Application
Guy Witney, WSU Extension, 400 Washington, Wenatchee
There has been a great proliferation of foliar fertilizers on the agricultural chemical market in recent years. Many of these have been...
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