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Pineapple growth and nutrition over a plant crop cycle in south-eastern Queensland. 2. Uptake and concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium

Black, R.F.; Page, P.E.

Qd J. agric. Anim. Set 26: 385-405


Accession: 014607140

The concentrations and absolute amounts of N, P and K in the leaves, stems, roots and reproductive parts of Cayenne pineapple plants from a standard commercial spring (August) planting of slips were found by monthly sampling until the green fruit stage. N and K concentrations in the leaves and stems reached well-defined peaks in the February following planting. The leaves had higher concentrations of K whereas the stems had higher concentrations of N.

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