American Potato Journal

, Volume 24, Issue 12, pp 397–412 | Cite as

Effect of boron in fertilizer upon quality of dehydrated white potatoes

  • Joseph S. Caldwell
  • Charles W. Culpepper
  • Bailey E. Brown


Boron AMERICAN Potato Journal Sulfurous Acid Solution Borax Fertilizer Treatment 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Literature Cited

  1. 1.
    Blair, A. W., and Brown, B. E. 1921. The influence of fertilizers containing borax on the yield of potatoes and corn,—season 1920. Soil Science 11: 369–385.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Brown, 1922. Effect of borax in fertilizer on growth and yield of potatoes. U. S. Dept. Agr. Bull. 998, 8 pp.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Conner, S. D. 1918. The injurious effect of borax in fertilizers on corn. Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci. 1917: 195–199.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Cook, F. C. 1916. Boron: Its absorption and distribution in plants and its effect on growth. Jour. Agr. Res. 5(19): 877–891.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    — and Wilson, J. B. 1918. Boron: Its effect on crops and its distribution in plants and soils in different parts of the United States. Jour. Agr. Res. 13(9): 451–471.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Dunklee, D. E., and Midgley, A. R. 1944. The need for borax on fourteen crops. Better Crops with Plant Food 28(7): 15–19; 43-49.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Jones, H. A., and Brown, 1941. Plant-Nutrient Deficiency Symptoms in the Potato. Chap. IV in “Hunger Signs in Crops” 327 pp.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Maerz, A., and Paul, M. Rea. 1930. A Dictionary of Color. 207 pp. 57 plates in color.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Miller, Edwin 1938. “Plant Physiology.” Ed. 2, 1201 pp.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Morse, W. J. 1920. Some observations upon the effect of borax in fertilizers. Maine Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 288: 89–120.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Meiler, J. R., and Morse, W. J., 1921. Effects upon the growth of potatoes, corn and beans of the addition of borax to the fertilizer used. Soil Sci. 12: 79–132.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Schreiner Oswald, Brown, B. E., Skinner, J. J., and Shapavalov, Michael. 1920. Crop injury by borax in fertilizers. U. S. Dept. Agr. Cire. 84,35 pp.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Skinner, J. J., Brown, B. E., and Reid, F. R. 1923. The effect of boron on the growth and yield of crops. U. S. Dept. Agr. Bui. 1126, 31 pp.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Smith, Ora, and Nash, L. B. 1938. Effects of certain minor elements on chemical composition and cooking quality of potatoes. Proc. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 35: 530–533.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer 1947

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph S. Caldwell
    • 1
  • Charles W. Culpepper
    • 1
  • Bailey E. Brown
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Fruit and Vegetable Crops and Disease, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Research AdministrationUnited States Department of AgricultureBeltsville
  2. 2.Soils and Fertilizer ResearchSummer Fertilizer Company, Inc.Baltimore

Personalised recommendations