Publication 360, Guide
to Fruit Production:
|Pub 360: Guide to Fruit Production > Chapter 3, Soil Management, Fertilizer Use, Crop Nutrition and Cover Crops|
Excerpt from Publication 360, Guide to
Fruit Production 2012-13,
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For a complete guide to soil fertility, consult OMAFRA
Publication 611, Soil Fertility Handbook.
Crop nutrition is important in the production of high yielding, top quality fruit crops. Nutrients must be dissolved in the soil water for root uptake. Therefore, the most efficient use of fertilizer is intricately tied to soil and water management. The development of a sound soil fertility program begins with the assessment of nutrient needs.
|Creation Date:||13 June 2006|
|Last Reviewed:||14 June 2012|