Magnesium nutrition of two species of sunflower.


Helianthus annuus L., the common cultivated sunflower, and Helianthus bolanderi Gray subspecies exilis Heiser, a form endemic on serpentine soils, were grown in culture solutions with widely varying Mg levels. For comparable development, H. bolanderi exilis required higher levels of Mg in the solution than H. annuus, both in the range of visual deficiency… (More)

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