TABLE 1.

Fertilizer practices in state areas from which vegetable samples were obtained.
  Farmers using fertilizer (%) Amount fertilizer per acre (lbs.) Quantities (nutrients per acre) Farmers using sidedressings (%)
N (lbs.) P2O5 (lbs.) K2O (lbs.)
Eastern coastal states 100 1,500 90 120 120 50*
East north-central states 40 500 20 60 50 5**
Colorado 39 200 25 40 10 5**
* Usually nitrate of soda or additional complete fertilizer.
** Some carrier of nitrogen.

  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences