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Premature Leaf Senescence of Banana—A Symptom of Potassium Exhaustion

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Title: Premature Leaf Senescence of Banana—A Symptom of Potassium Exhaustion
Authors: Fox, Robert L.
Lower, Robert
Keywords: bananas
potassium fertilizers
nutrient deficiencies
Issue Date: 1980
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Fox RL, Lower R. 1980. Premature leaf senescence of banana—a symptom of potassium exhaustion. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 1 p. (Illustrated Concepts in Tropical Agriculture; IC-18).
Series/Report no.: Illustrated Concepts in Tropical Agriculture
Abstract: Tropical soils may lack reserves of available K due to nutrient leaching, and harvesting of K-rich crops such as banana may deplete the limited reserves. Symptoms of gradually increasing K deficiency over a 6-year period are illustrated and described.
Pages/Duration: 1 pages
Appears in Collections:Illustrated Concepts in Tropical Agriculture, 1970 - 1981

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