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Dicke, Robert J. (ed.) / Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
volume XLIV (1955)

Persidsky, D. J.; Wilde, S. A.
Effect of eradicants on the microbiological properties of nursery soils,   pp. 65-73 ff. PDF (2.7 MB)


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TABLE 1 
EFFECT OF ERADICANTS ON MICROBIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF A COARSE SANDY
SOIL (AVERAGE RESULTS) 
ERADICANT APPLIED AND 
RATE OF APPLICATION PER ACRE 
Loss IN 
TENSILE 
STRENGTH 
OF PROTEIN CORDS 
per cent 
NUMBER OF 
COLONIES 
PER MEMBRANE 
518 
334 
253 
221 
138 
51 
63 
48 
38 
NITRIFICATION 
CAPACITY 
NO3 
ppm. 
Untreated soil  
Chiordane 10 lbs                
Ally! alcohol 50 gal               
Stoddard oil 100 gal              
Thiosan 120 lbs                 
Aluminum sulfate 500 lbs          
Formaldehyde 0.7%, 5,000 gal      
Calomel, 40 lbs                 
Benzene hexachloride, g.i. 1 lb      
Loss IN 
TENSILE 
STRENGTH 
OF CELLULOSE CORDS 
per cent 
65.3 
45.4 
29.3 
33.3 
28. 1 
46.7 
22.7 
37.3 
32.0 
EVOLUTION 
CO2 
mg/g 
BEHAVIOR OF 
EXCISED ROOTS OF BLUE LUPINES 
Longevity 
days 
72.4 
42.8 
45.7 
38. 1 
42.8 
44.7 
33.3 
38. 1 
47.6 
Growth 
mm 
7.5 
5.1 
3.0 
4.2 
LU 
4.3 
1.6 
1.5 
L.U 
7.0 
1.1 
3.5 
0.8 
2.9 
1.7 
2.7 
0.6 
1.3 
168.3 
141.9 
58.3 
34. 1 
52.8 
23.1 
37.4 
72.6 
25.3 
5.5 
4.5 
2.0 
3.5 
3.5 
4.0 
1.0 
1.0 
4.0 


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