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Fruit Culture in Alabama: Fertilization and Weed Control
Arlie Powell, David Himelrick, William Dozier, Dave Williams
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Pages / Length: 2
Publication Date: 05/10/2002

Fruit trees and vines, like other crops, need the correct kinds and amounts of plant nutrients to produce good crops. Maintaining optimum soil and crop fertility through the use of inorganic fertilizers as well as organic materials is essential in maintaining fruit plantings. This concise two-page publication provides guidelines for applying fertilizer; includes table of yearly fertilizer recommendations for home and hobby fruit growers. Also offers recommendations for weed control, which is particularly important with young fruit plantings.