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High Levels of Phosphorus and Die-Back in Yellow Lupins


IN a rotation experiment1 with conifers and green crops in a Forestry Commission nursery on very acid heathland soil near Wareham, Dorset, yellow lupins Lupinus luteus grown with fertilizer have often shown signs of die-back in the older leaves, occasionally with more extensive damage leading to the death of the whole plant.

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    Benzian, B., J. Sci. Food Agric. (in the press).

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    Rossiter, R. C., Aust. J. Agric. Res., 3, 227 (1952).

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    Rossiter, R. C., Aust. J. Agric. Res., 6, 1 (1955).

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