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Thesis (M.S.)—University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 1968. Department of Agronomy.


Copyright 1968, the author. Used by permission.


A Greenhouse experiment was conducted to study the effectiveness of seven iron carriers on the growth of RS 610, a sorghum hybrid, and one of its parents, Combine Kafir 60. This investigation was conducted in the greenhouse to provide a controlled environment. An Iron deficient Epping silt loam subsoil from Scotts Bluff County in western Nebraska was selected for the study. Eleven rates of iron were studied, beginning with a control and increasing at ½ lb. increments to 5 lbs. of Fe per 2 mil. lbs. of soil. A randomized complete block factorial design was used. Plants were grown in the greenhouse for a period of six weeks, then were harvested, processed, and analyzed.

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