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—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, September 26.1970
The Digest Researches Egg'S Sulphur Missing? growth rale nr
“You just never know!” ex- Farmers and gardeners who maturity,
claimed Grace Cherry, PENB thought they had enough to Less severe cases of sulphur
secretary, after a phone call, worry about arc learning ol a deficiency may go completely
“That was Reader’s Digest or- new threat to healthy plants undetected unless field trails
tiering the merchandising soil that is insufficiently endow- are made to check ci op response
slides'” ed with the element, sulphur. to sulphur application.
Reader’s Digest Research De- Rccnt work done by The Sul- The best corrective measure
partmenl read extensively and phur Institute in Washington, to be sure that feitilizer used
maintain background files A D c„ shows that no less than 25 °" CI °P S contains enough sul
veader using a popular week- . . . , , n . phur. No additional sulphur is
ly poultry journal noticed the s 4ii es ’ including Pennsylvania, nee ded j n mixed fertilizer made
recent PENB release on “E«cs have evidence of sulphur-de- with normal superphosphate.
Can Merchandised Bettef’’ feient soil. Fertilizers using triple super
which offered a set of slides and Sulphur ranks In importance phosphate, diammonium phos
a commentary for $5.50. with nitrogen, phosphorus and ph , at ®’ phosphoric acid or other
So Reader’s Digest research potassium as an essential plant su U>hui- lee materials, however,
files now contain a set of those nutrient. This important was icqujie the addition of sulphur
slides, a commentary, and one masked for many years during . 1C " is most readily available
ol the five-page mimeogiaph which sulphur was applied to IP a va *‘ ,a v °f sulphate forms,
summary of the work of Oes- the soil as an often unrecogniz- Research has shown that the ad
terle and Kepner at Purdue. All ed component of fertilizer d ‘ tlon of 10 t 0 ,30 pounds of sul
of this is quite properly indexed materials. Pj 1111 pel a^ re en<)u §h to sup
under Eggs, Merchandising and Recently, however, there has ply ° n most soUs '
Retail Food Merchandising. been a trend toward the use of
A number of industry egg high-analysis phosphate fertil
-nerchandisers and educators izers which have no sulphur
have also purchased the materi- piesent in the finished product,
al. Among the food retailers The application of these mater
who have purchased are Lucky ials without added sulphur often
■Stores, Allied Supermarkets, results in a rapid depletion of
Supermarkets General, Red the soil’s native sulphur supply.
Owl, A&P, IGA, Nash Finch, with adverse effects on the
and First National. Kraft crops grown
Foods, sales training, has also While sympt ons of sulphur de
purchased the material. ficiency are not always readily
“Getting these principles of distinguishable, here are some
egg merchandising understood, general tips on what to look
and then applied at the retail for; (1) small, spindly plants
counter, will be a great aid to with short, slender stalks, (2)
increasing egg consumption and light green to yellowish-colored
retail profits,” declared Neil young leaves, with even lightei
Castner, PENB board chairman, colored veins, and (3) retarded
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