4. Soils and Fertilizers

  1. Donald N. Maynard1 and
  2. George J. Hochmuth2

Published Online: 27 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch4

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Maynard, D. N. and Hochmuth, G. J. (2006) Soils and Fertilizers, in Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Florida, Wimauma, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738282

Online ISBN: 9780470121474

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Keywords:

  • nutrient best management practices (BMPs);
  • establishing total maximum daily loads (TMDLs);
  • organic soil amendments;
  • fertilizer conversion factors;
  • soil tests and nutrient deficiencies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nutrient Best Management Practices

  • Organic Matter

  • Soil-Improving Crops

  • Manures

  • Soil Texture

  • Soil Reaction

  • Salinity

  • Fertilizers

  • Fertilizer Conversion Factors

  • Nutrient Absorption

  • Plant Analysis

  • Soil Tests

  • Nutrient Deficiencies

  • Micronutrients

  • Fertilizer Distributors