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Phosphorus Fertilizer Management for Head Cabbage

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Title: Phosphorus Fertilizer Management for Head Cabbage
Authors: Deenik, J.
Hamasaki, R.
Shimabuku, R.
Nakamoto, S.
Uchida, R.
Keywords: inorganic phosphorus
soil nutrient balance
nutrient excess
fertilizer use reduction
input costs
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Issue Date: Oct 2006
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Deenik J, Hamasaki R, Shimabuku R, Nakamoto S, Uchida R. 2006. Phosphorus fertilizer management for head cabbage. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 6 p. (Soil and Crop Management; SCM-16).
Series/Report no.: Soil and Crop Management
Abstract: Repeated long-term applications of blended fertilizers (containing N, P, and K) have resulted in soil P levels that are in excess of optimal in many situations. Field experiments on five farms (on three soil series) compared farmer practice (blended fertilizers) with applying urea-N alone. Data were used to develop a soil P critical range beyond which further P need not be applied. Cost analysis compared farmer practice with the recommendations developed by the research.
Pages/Duration: 6 pages
Appears in Collections:Soil and Crop Management, 1998 - present

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