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The Distribution of Root Activity in Acid Lime (Citrus Aurantifolia)

  • S. Kurien (a1), A. M. Goswami (a1) and D. L. Deb (a2)

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The functional distribution of root activity was determined by selective placement of 32P at fixed positions from the base of the plant in five- and six-year-old acid lime (Kagzi Kalan) on Kama Khatta rootstock. Maximum recovery of radioactivity was observed within a 40 cm radius of the plant base and at depths of 24 cm in 1988 and 16 cm in 1989. Most root activity (75–80%) was confined within a radius of 80 cm and a depth of 16–24 cm. Application of fertilizer within this zone is therefore recommended for maximum utilization by the crop.

Actividad de las raíces en la lima acida

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The Distribution of Root Activity in Acid Lime (Citrus Aurantifolia)

  • S. Kurien (a1), A. M. Goswami (a1) and D. L. Deb (a2)

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