volume 63, issue 1, P97-119 2019
DOI: 10.1007/s11540-019-09431-2
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Mirjam Koch, Marcel Naumann, Elke Pawelzik, Andreas Gransee, Heike Thiel

Abstract: As part of a successful agronomic strategy, adequate nutrient management of the potato crop is essential throughout the whole growth period. In this review, the importance of balanced fertilisation for potato yield formation and yield security is addressed by taking advantage of the results of field trials and existing literature. The most important roles of the macronutrients nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium, magnesium, calcium and sulphur in the plant and their importance for yield formation in potato are re…

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