Soil Fertility Management Information
General Fertility Management
IFA World Fertilizer Use Manual This gives a general discussion of fertilizers and their efficient use, and information on more than 100 crops. It provides a global perspective on issues, but does not necessarily represent appropriate management information for North Carolina conditions.Reference Sufficiency Ranges for Plant Analysis in the Southern Region of the United States
Crop Problem Diagnosis Worksheet This worksheet directs a producer, agent, or consultant to organize information related to a specific field problem. Two pages are designed for recording field observations and management records. Three pages are designed to assist in interpreting information.
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No-till management issues
No-till in the North Carolina Blacklands (a presentation made at the 22nd Southern Conservation Tillage Conference for Sustainable Agriculture in 1999 by Carl R. Crozier and Sam Brake)
Potato vine premature decline Plant Pathology Disease Note
Fertilizer and Soil Fertility Management References
Soil Fertility and Fertilizers: An Introduction to Nutrient Management 7th Ed. Havlin, John L., Samuel L. Tisdale, Werner L. Nelson, and James D. Beaton. Prentice Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ. ISBN: 0130278246
Fertilizer 101 The Fertilizer Institute, Washington, DC. 2010.
Western Fertilizer Handbook: Third Horticulture Edition Peir, J., D. Barlow. ISBN-10: 098445750X
Photographs of Visual Deficiency Symptoms
Hungry Crops: a guide to nutrient deficiencies in field crops. 1987. Grundon, N.J. Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane. ISBN 0 7242 2315 0.
Plant Nutrient Disorders, 3: Vegetable Crops. 1993. Weir, R.G., and G.C. Cresswell. Inkata Press, Melbourne. ISBN 0-909605-91-2.
Diagnosis of Mineral Disorders in Plants, vol. 2: Vegetables. 1983. Scaife, A., and M. Turner. Chemical Publishing, NY. ISBN 0-8206-0307-4.