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June 7, 2017



Pulse Production Management after Seeding

• Peas use water down to 3 feet (Wichman, 2005).

• Nodulation begins 2-3 weeks after plant emergence (Jones, 2017).

• Nodules are active 3-4 weeks after plant emergence (Jones, 2017).

• Active nodules are pink to red inside. Inactive nodules are white inside (Jones, 2017).

• Amount of nitrogen fixation depends on species. Green and yellow peas fix more nitrogen than chick pea. Chick peas fix more nitrogen than lentils (Jones, 2017).

• If you notice yellow lower leaves (N deficiency) dig and look for rosy red nodules. Top dress with 40...



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