Manejo de Suelos - Fertilización, Compostado, Nutrición vegetal

Efecto de la Nutrición Nítrica y Sistemas de Riego en el Sabor de la Fresa

El sabor de la fresa está dado por el contenido de azúcares, aminoácidos y ácidos orgánicos en el fruto. En la actualidad se desconoce el efecto de la nutrición nítrica y el sistema de riego en cada uno de los compuestos saborizantes de la fresa. El...
L.A. Ojeda-Real
R. Cárdenas-Navarro
P. Lobit
O. Grageda-Cabrera
E. Valencia-Cantero
L. Macías-Rodríguez
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Soil Sampling and Analysis for Managing Crop Nutrients

Soil testing plays an important role in crop production and nutrient management. On farms that use commercial fertilizer as the main nutrient source, it is the best way to plan for profitable fertilizer applications. On livestock farms, knowing how much nutrient is present in the soil to start with...
Keith Reid
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rurals Affairs

Vermicasting (or Vermicomposting): Processing Organic Wastes Through Earthworms

Vermicasting, also called vermicomposting, is the processing of organic wastes through earthworms. It is a natural, odourless, aerobic process, much different from traditional composting. Earthworms ingest waste then excrete casts – dark, odourless, nutrient- and organically rich, soil mud...
Hala Chaoui
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rurals Affairs

Agricultural Composting Basics

Composting is the biological decomposition of organic materials by microorganisms under controlled, aerobic conditions to a relatively stable humus-like material called compost. Composting can happen in many different ways using a variety of materials, methods, equipment, and scales of operation....
Hugh Martin
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rurals Affairs

Borage (Borago officinalis L.) Response to N, P, K, and S Fertilization in South Central Chile

Borage (Borago officinalis L.) is an oilseed with a high gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) content in its seed. The objective of this study was to determine the response of borage seed yield, oil content, and fatty acid composition to N, P, K, and S fertilizer treatments. Three experiments were...
Marisol T. Berti
Susana U. Fischer
Rosemarie L. Wilckens
María F. Hevia
Burton L. Johnson
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Utilización agraria de los biosólidos y su influencia en el crecimiento de plántulas de tomate (Lycopersicon esculentum MILL)

Con el objetivo de evaluar la respuesta del crecimiento de plántulas de tomate (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) a la aplicación de biosólidos en un suelo Ferralitico Rojo compactado, se condujo un experimento en condiciones semicontroladas (macetas). En el mismo se compar...
E. Utria-Borges
J. A. Cabrera-Rodríguez
I. M. Reynaldo-Escobar
D. Morales-Guevara
A. M. Fernández
E. Toledo Toledo
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Co-Composting Potato Starch Sludge with Swine Manure

This paper investigates the co-composting of pig manure and potato sludge left after the processing of potato starch, in Cheju island, Korea. Both potato production and pig raising are important economic activities on the island. Disposal of the wastes is a problem, since the island depends on...
Jae E. Yang
Hae-Nam HyunResearch Management Bureau, Rural Development Agency (RDA), Korea

Corrección de la Deficiencia Crónica de Zinc en Aguacate 'Hass'

En los huertos de aguacate ‘Hass’ de los municipios de Tepic y Xalisco, Nayarit, son frecuentes los niveles foliares debajo de lo normal de zinc (Zn) y la presencia de síntomas visuales de deficiencia de Zn en hojas, brotes y frutos. Esta investigación se desarroll...
S. Salazar-García
L. E. Cossio-Vargas
I. J. L. González-Durán
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Agricultural Phosphorus and Eutrophication - Second Edition

Inputs of phosphorus (P) are essential for profitable crop and livestock agriculture. However, P export in watershed runoff can accelerate the eutrophication of receiving fresh waters. The rapid growth and intensification of crop and livestock farming in many areas has created regional imbalances...
A.N. Sharpley
T. Daniel
T. Sims
J. Lemunyon
R. Stevens
R. Parry
USDA ARS

Incorporación de Vermicomposta para el Manejo de Nacobbus aberrans en Jitomate (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.)

Se probó el efecto de la vermicomposta y estiércol para el manejo de Nacobbus aberrans. La incorporación de vermicomposta y estiércol en condiciones de invernadero redujo significativamente (P≤0.05) en 27 y 40 %, respectivamente, el índice de agallamiento...
A. Villa-Briones
E. Zavaleta-Mejía
M. Vargas-Hernández
O. Gómez-Rodríguez
S. Ramírez-Alarcón
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura