Role of the Anion in Magnesium Uptake from Foliar Applications of its Salts on Apple

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DURING recent work on uptake of magnesium from foliar applications of its salts, the findings of Fisher and Walker1, that apple leaves take up magnesium more rapidly from the nitrate and chloride than from the sulphate, were confirmed, and an explanation of this differential behaviour is proposed as follows.

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    Fisher, E. G., and Walker, D. R., Proc. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., 65, 17 (1955).

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ALLEN, M. Role of the Anion in Magnesium Uptake from Foliar Applications of its Salts on Apple. Nature 184, 995 (1959) doi:10.1038/184995a0

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