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Response of American Elm to Loose and Briquette Fertilization in the Greenhouse

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Elm seedlings responded greatly to the addition of loose superphosphate plus ammonium sulfate to the soil. Seedlings receiving this treatment averaged seven times as high and 21 times as heavy as the check seedlings. Seedlings receiving the same nutrients in briquette form did not show significantly greater growth than the check seedlings.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Iowa State College

Publication date: January 1, 1942

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