My Account: Log In | Join | Renew
Search
Author
Title
Vol.
Issue
Year
1st Page

Abstract

 

This article in AJ

  1. Vol. 60 No. 5, p. 551-554
     
    Received: Apr 1, 1968
    Published: Sept, 1968


 View
 Download
 Alerts
 Permissions
 Share

doi:10.2134/agronj1968.00021962006000050032x

Nitrate and Nutrient Accumulation in Two Varieties of Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.) as Influenced by Soil-Applied Fertilizer Nutrients1

  1. Dale A. Lovelace,
  2. Ethan C. Holt and
  3. W. B. Anderson2

Abstract

Abstract

Two varieties of bermudagrass were grown in a green-house to determine differences in nitrate-nitrogen content due to soil texture, nitrogen fertilization, and various mineral nutrient treatments. Nitrate-N content of ‘NK-37’ bermudagrass was twice as high as that of ‘Coastal’ bermudagrass across all treatments. Soil texture influenced nitrate-N levels within each variety more than did rate of N fertilization. Mineral nutrient application did not significantly alter nitrate-N levels in the plant tissues. Dry matter yields were increased by nitrogen fertilization, but not by mineral nutrient application. Zinc was the only mineral nutrient which increased within the plant tissues due to mineral application. All nutrients were as high or higher in NK-37 than in Coastal except for Mn.

  Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.

Copyright © .