E-538: Non-Traditional Soil Additives: Can They Improve Crop Production?
soil additives information sheet

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Email: l-redmon@tamu.edu

Product Code: E-538

Electronic download only. Non-traditional soil additives include soil conditioners such as organic materials and minerals, soil activators that claim to stimulate soil microbes or inoculate soil with new beneficial organisms, and wetting agents that may be marketed to improve crop yields. As this publication advises, growers should evaluate such products carefully and conduct field trials to determine their merit. (4 pp., 3 tables, 1 illustration) By: Robert G. Lemon, Mark L. McFarland, Charles Stichler