Kōrero: Soils and regional land use

Response to fertiliser

Response to fertiliser

An early trial at the Department of Agriculture’s Moumāhaki Demonstration Farm near Waverley, Taranaki, shows the importance of superphosphate fertiliser to the growth of kūmara (sweet potato). Kūmara from the plot without fertiliser (left) are much smaller than the fertilised crops.

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Whanganui Regional Museum
Reference: B/AGG/65

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17082/response-to-fertiliser (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008