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Zinc Deficiency of Flax in North Dakota

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Title: Zinc Deficiency of Flax in North Dakota
Author: Moraghan, J. T.
Description: The author discusses chlorotic dieback of flax was a commonly observed disease of flax in the Red River Valley in 1943. The cause was not known. By 1983, the cause of this was discovered to be primarily a zinc deficiency. Flax is one of those crops most affected by this condition. Other factors include phosphorus, iron fertilizers, the levels of zinc that may be extracted from the soil and soil temperature. This article focuses upon zinc deficiency, it's stages, it's appearance, the damage it's produces. Lower soil temperatures produce greater more zinc deficiencies in flax. the phosphorous level, iron nutrition, soil zinc and zinc fertilization of flax are discussed.
Date: 1983
Subject: Plant nutrition
Plant diseases and disorders
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/4728

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