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Performance of Turkey litter compost as a slow-release fertilizer in containerized plant production

Author(s): H. T. Kraus and S. L. Warren

Month: Feb
Year: 2000

Journal: Hortscience
Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Volume: 35
Issue: 1
Pages: 19-21

Article Topic(s): Fertilizer, Nutrients, Propagation
Location: Southeastern United States

Species Referenced: Rudbeckia fulgida (Orange coneflower),

Abstract

Evaluates using compost from turkey litter as a substitute for fertilizer in the nursery production of Rudbeckia fulgida. Turkey litter compost may be useful as a Phosphorous source that could potentially replace dolomite limestone and micronutrients in container-grown plant production.

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H. T. Kraus and S. L. Warren. "Performance of Turkey litter compost as a slow-release fertilizer in containerized plant production." Hortscience 35.1 (2000): 19-21.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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