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Peer-reviewed Article

Testing for precise sugarbeet fertilization


F. Jackson Hills, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Davis
Robert L. Sailsbery, Glenn County
Albert Ulrich, University of California, Berkeley

publication information

California Agriculture 34(6):19-20. June 1980.


A combination of soil testing and sugarbeet plant analysis makes it possible to apply just enough nitrogen to achieve maximum sugar yields without wasting fertilizer.

author affiliations

F. Jackson Hills is Agronomist, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Davis; Robert L. Sailsbery is Farm Advisor, Glenn County; Albert Ulrich is Plant Physiologist, Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley.