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Calcium Needs of Peanuts

Calcium is routinely applied as gypsum at pegging, on sandy soils for rapid replenishment of soil solution Calcium. Photo credit:  David Wright Peanuts do require good nutrition to obtain high yields and quality. However, fertilization needs of peanuts are less than many crops that are commonly grown in Florida. Rotating peanuts with cotton or corn …

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          Calcium is essential for high quality peanuts, and that makes calcium management one of the more critical aspects of peanut production. Soil moisture plays a critical role in absorption of calcium. Calcium is “passively” absorbed by the developing peanut fruit. In other words, the amount absorbed depends on the concentration of water soluble …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/07/27/weather-calcium-and-peanuts/