Closing the Phosphorus Cycle on Vegetable Farms: Releasing Soil-Bound Phosphorus to Support Springtime Seedling Growth

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $54,148.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $32,248.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Dr. Thomas Bjorkman
Cornell University

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: beans, sweet corn


  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling, application rate management, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: on-farm/ranch research
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, nutrient mineralization
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