Soil Management - Fertilization, Compost, Nutrients

Intensidad en el Uso de Fertilizantes en América Latina Y El Caribe (2006-2012)

  Uno de los desafíos del concepto de desarrollo sustentable, es la gestión y conservación de los recursos y sistemas naturales renovables, entre ellos el suelo y el agua. Es en ese sentido que la utilización de fertilizantes es importante, por cuanto puede alterar...
Giovanni E. Reyes
Julián David Cortés
Bioagro

Indicadores de Calidad de Suelo para Evaluar su Fertilidad

  La Mixteca Alta Oaxaqueña, México (MAO), presenta niveles moderados a graves de degradación de suelo. La erosión hídrica y eólica son las principales causas de esa degradación, con pérdidas de suelo entre 50 y 200 Mg ha-1 año-1 y...
I. Rayo Estrada-Herrera
Claudia Hidalgo-Moreno
Remigio Guzmán-Plazola
J. José Almaraz Suárez
Hermilio Navarro-Garza
Jorge D. Etchevers-Barra
Agrociencia

Effects of Wind-Induced Sodium Salts on Soils in Coastal Agricultural Fields

  High tides associated with hurricane storm surges and other wind-driven events often inundate low-lying farm fields in coastal North Carolina. Flooding with salt water affects soil fertility by elevating soluble salts, especially sodium (Na) and chloride (Cl), which can be toxic to plants....
David Hardy
Carl Crozier
Deanna Osmond
Diana Rashash
NC Coorporative Extension

Rendimiento de repollo (Brássica oleracea L.) con la aplicación de estiércol vacuno y gallinaza

  Rendimiento de repollo (Brássica oleracea L.) con la aplicación de estiercol vacuno y gallinaza. Horticultura Argentina 37 (94): 5 – 12. El ensayo fue realizado en el distrito de Minga Guazú- Paraguay, paralelos 25º29'04''S y los meridianos 54...
A. Armadans Rojas
Z. Báez Martínez
U. Britos
R. Ramírez González
A. Ruiz Ginés
Horticultura Argentina

Effects of Deficit Irrigation and Chicken Manure Interactions on the Growth and Yield of Okra in a Pot Experiment

  The study was conducted at University of Cape Coast Research Farm, Cape Coast, Ghana from February, 2014 to December, 2014. The objective of the research was to investigate the effects of deficit irrigation and chicken manure interactions on the growth and yield of okra. Nine treatments (T1...
L.K. Sam-Amoah
W.K.T. Willie
J.D. Owusu-Sekyere
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Germination Responses of Soybean Seeds to Fe, ZnO, Cu and Co Nanoparticle Treatments

  Engineered nanometals have been used as stimulants or micronutrients to improve yield and quality of crops. In order to elucidate the effects of important metal nanoparticles (NPs) on the germination of soybean seeds, early responses of this procedure were evaluated. Soybean seeds were...
Pham Thi Hoe
Nguyen Chi Mai
Le Quynh Lien
Ninh Khac Ban
Chau Van Minh
Nguyen Hoai Chau
Ngo Quoc Buu
Dao Trong Hien
Nguyen Tuong Van
Le Thi Thu Hien
Tran My Linh
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Genotypic Variation in Yield and Yield Components of Plantain (Musa spp.) in Response to Containerized Planting Material and Mulching

  The study was conducted to evaluate the field performance of local plantain genotypes; Apem, Oniaba, Apantu (AAB) and FHIA 21 (AAAB) suckers that were raised in containers (polybags) and their corresponding conventional suckers. Half of the containerized and conventional suckers in each plot...
Lemuel Ohemeng Mintah
Godfred Kwabena Ofosu-Budu
Nana Oduro Osei-Bonsu
Agricultural Sciences

Tamaño de los Poros del Suelo Y Crecimiento de Raíz y Vástago del Chile Jalapeño (Capsicum Annuum L.)

  El sistema de raíces de los cultivos es fundamental para la vida de las plantas; su crecimiento se asocia con la resistencia del suelo y tamaño de sus poros. El objetivo de este estudio fue evaluar la relación del grosor de las raíces con el tamaño de los...
Reinaldo Pire
Aracelys Pereira
Agrociencia

Influence of Clove Weight and Planting Depth on Yield and Yield Components of Garlic (Allium sativum L.)

  The study was carried out to determine the effect of clove size and planting depth on yield and yield components of garlic (Allium sativum L.) in Bale zone Madawalabu University experimental site during the 2016 autumn cropping season. The treatments consisted of three cloves weight viz.,...
Semira Nasir
Tefera Regasa
Mihret Yirgu
American-Eurasian Journal for Agricultural & Environmental Science

Soil Health: What Does it Mean in North Carolina?

  Soil health is defined as the capacity of soil to function as a vital living ecosystem (Doran and Zeiss 2000), where a healthy soil is believed to be highly productive, optimally functional, and naturally able to recover from disturbances (Doran and Parkin, 1994; Kibblewhite et al. 2008)....
Deanna Osmond
Wayne Roper
Josh Heitman
NC Coorporative Extension