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Fertilizer, especially excessive quantities, placed too close to the roots can cause injury from the salts formed in solution. This type of injury is more likely to occur in sandy soils and during dry weather. Symptoms include: shriveled roots, very limited new root growth, and slow irregular above ground growth.
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There is no applicable taxonomy of higher classification for this subject.


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.
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Sunday, March 10, 2002
Image last updated:
Monday, July 25, 2011