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Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Sugar Beets

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CIS 1174
Pub. Date: 2009
Last Reviewed: 2015

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Sugar beet profits are based on three key factors: beet yield, sucrose content, and sucrose recovery efficiency. Nutrients can affect all 3 factors, especially Nitrogen. In this 8-page guide, you will find recommendations for fertilizer applications needed to achieve optimum beet and sugar yields along with suggestions on how to improve nutrient use efficiency and lower input costs.

Authors: Amber Moore, Jeffrey Stark, Bradford Brown, and Bryan Hopkins

8 pages


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