Repressed Growth and Leaf Chlorosis of Japanese Holly Grown in Hardwood Bark1

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W. C. MorrisUniversity of Kentucky, Lexington

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D. C. MilbockerUniversity of Kentucky, Lexington

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Abstract

Suppressed growth and chlorotic leaves of Japanese holly (Ilex crenata, Thunb. ‘Hetzii’) when grown in hardwood bark, were caused by the uptake of excessive amounts of available Mn in bark leachates.

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Received for publication March 20, 1972. The investigation reported in this paper (No. 72-10-15) is in connection with a project of the Kentucky Agr. Expt. Sta. and is published with approval of the Director.

Graduate student and Assistant Professor of Horticulture, respectively.

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