||Effects of Simulated Acidic Rain on Yields of Field-Grown Radishes and Garden Beets.
Evans, L. S. ;
Lewin, K. F. ;
Cunningham, E. A. ;
||Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY. ;Manhattan Coll., Bronx, NY. Lab. of Plant Morphogenesis.;Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Air pollution ;
Water pollution ;
New York ;
Acid precipitation ;
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Experiments were performed to determine the effects of simulated acidic rain on yields of garden beet and radish grown under standard agronomic practices. Plots were exposed to small additions of simulated rain with pH levels of 5.7, 4.0, 3.1, and 2.7. The spray to wet simulated rain applications had volumes similar to those of most ambient summer rainfalls. Some plots received no simulated rain applications. All plants were exposed to ambient rainfalls at Brookhaven National Laboratory (Upton, NY, U.S.A.) which had a mean weighted pH of 4.06 during the summer of 1980. (Copyright (c) 1982 Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company.)