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Optimum Phosphorus Fertilization

D. Lynn Forster

No 278669, 1985 Annual Meeting, August 4-7, Ames, Iowa from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: A model is developed relating economic phosphorus fertilizer application rates to soil phosphorus content and crop and phosphate prices. Optimum rates are relatively low for soils with moderate to high phosphorus content. For most Corn Belt soils, phosphate fertilizer demand is price elastic.

Keywords: Demand and Price Analysis; Environmental Economics and Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 15
Date: 1985-08
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.278669

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