The response to phosphate of Rhodes grass grown as a reclamation crop in Saudi Arabia

Farnworth, J.; Williams, R.J.

Publication, Joint Agricultural Research and Development Project, University College of North Wales, Bangor and Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Saudi Arabia 96: 9

1977


Accession: 000552695

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Abstract
Rhodes grass cv. Katamborn sown in Oct. as a reclamation crop on desert soil at Hofuf, Saudi Arabia, showed opt. DM yield response to P at rates of 16.7-33.3 kg P2O5/ha month. Av. DM yield was 15 t/ha for 13 cuts between March and Nov. Seedling mortality on plots not given P was high.