Summary of spring-season soil fertilization application rates (Kg/Ha) at the seven study sites (X: application; O: no application). Foliage was sampled for phytochemical analyses in fall of 2003, 2004, and 2005.
|Sulfur||30.6||36.7|| Xa|| Xa|| Xa|
|Lime||220.1||2996.4|| X|| X|| X|
|Dolomite||1125.2||3130.9|| Xb|| Xb|| Xb|
|Potassium sulfate||220.1||562.6|| X|| Oc|| Od|
|Iron (II) sulfate||48.9||458.6|| X|| O|| O|
|Copper sulfate||6.1||28.1|| Xe|| Of|| O|
|Zinc sulfate||24.5||36.7|| X|| O|| O|
|Boron||12.2||17.1|| O|| X|| O|
|Nitrogen-Phosphorous-Potassium (11-52-0)||281.3||281.3|| O|| O|| X|
aSulfur was applied topically to foliage in summer season.|
bNo dolomite was applied in any year at the Alder Creek site.
cPotassium sulfate was applied at Black Bear and Huffman sites in 2004.
dPotassium sulfate was applied at Black Bear in 2005.
eNo copper sulfate was applied at Alder Creek and Stuck Creek sites in 2003.
fCopper sulfate was applied (minimum rate) at Alder Creek and Stuck Creek sites in 2003.