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- Zibilske, L.M.; Bradford, J.M.; Smart, J.R.
- Soil & tillage research 2002 v.66 no.2 pp. 153-163
- nitrogen content; no-tillage; long term experiments; plowing; soil organic matter; nitrogen; nutrient availability; clay loam soils; ridging; soil depth; sandy clay loam soils; carbon; subtropical soils; semiarid soils; soil fertility; spatial variation; phosphorus; alkaline soils; Texas
- ... A multi-year experiment was conducted to compare the effects of conservation tillage (no-till and ridge-till) with conventional plow tillage on organic C, N, and resin-extractable P in an alkaline semi-arid subtropical soil (Hidalgo sandy clay loam, a fine-loamy, mixed, hyperthermic Typic Calciustoll) at Weslaco, TX (26°9'N 97°57'W). Tillage comparisons were established on irrigated plots in 1992 ...
- Louzada, E. S.; del Rio, H. S.; Sétamou, M.; Watson, J. W.; Swietlik, D. M.
- Euphytica 2008 v.164 no.1 pp. 13-18
- acidity; crop quality; total soluble solids; Citrus aurantium; alkaline soils; scions; rootstock-scion relationships; crop yield; rootstocks; chlorosis; grapefruit juice; calcareous soils; Citrus paradisi; grapefruits; stress tolerance; Texas
- ... Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) is one of the most devastating disease in areas where sweet orange or grapefruit are budded onto sour orange rootstock. In Texas, the citrus industry is located in the far south of the state in a high pH and calcareous soils region, which makes sour orange the best rootstock option. The Texas industry has been under a threat since the arrival in Florida and Mexico of th ...