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Thursday, January 24, 2019


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1521. Davies, D.B.. 1977. Soil management. 3rd edition.. Farming Press Ltd., Suffolk..
Soil compaction increased chances of root disease (take-all, foot rot); problems of loss of soil structure; leads to reduced fertilizer use efficiency, especially N & P; winter cereals less sensitive to poor structure than spring cereals; 2-3 yr grass/alfalfa stand helps restore structure; benifits of subsoiling on silt soils; best time is when soil is dry.

2655. Hoes, J.A.. 1963. Dynamics of the mycoflora of subterranean parts of winter wheat in the dryland area of Washington.. Ph.D.Thesis, Plant Pathology, Washington State Univ., Pullman.
A study of a blight of Turkey type wheats led to detailed descriptions of fungal flora in the wheat rhizosphere from the Lind, WA area. Fungal populations are a function of: plant part; site along the root; soil depth; season; year; and presence or absence of disease. An excellent review of literature is included. T: many.

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