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Title: IRRIGATION AND MINERAL NUTRITION

Author
item CLARK, JOHN
item Spiers, James

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/4/1999
Publication Date: 6/15/2001
Citation: Clark, J.R., Spiers, J.M. 2001. IRRIGATION AND MINERAL NUTRITION. Book Chapter In "Musadine Grapes" pg. 169-187.

Interpretive Summary: A book chapter on irrigation and mineral nutrition of muscadine grapes. Grapevine water relations, soil moisture availability, water stress, irrigation research, types of irrigation (drip, sprinkler, and surface) and recommended irrigation practice are discussed. Nutrition management (preplant consideration and required elements) and determination of nutrient needs utilizing soil and leaf analysis are explained. This chapter should benefit growers, extension agents and other scientists.

Technical Abstract: A book chapter on irrigation and mineral nutrition of muscadine grapes. Grapevine water relations, soil moisture availability, water stress, irrigation research, types of irrigation (drip, sprinkler, and surface) and recommended irrigation practice are discussed. Nutrition management (preplant consideration and required elements) and determination of nutrient needs utilizing soil and leaf analysis are explained.