Soil Management - Fertilization, Compost, Nutrients

Effect of Mycorrhiza on Growth, Biochemical Constituents and Yield of Snap Bean Plants under Water Deficit Conditions

  A field experiment was carried out during two successive growing seasons of 2013 and 2014, at The Experimental Farm, Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University, Shoubra El-Kheima, Egypt. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of mycorrhiza on vegetative growth and yield...
B.B.M. Salim
A. Abou El-Yazied
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Effect of Hydrogel Soil Addition under Different Irrigation Levels on Grandnain Banana Plants

  This investigation was carried out at private plantations, in El Bostan district, Cairo Alexandria desert road, Giza; on “Grandnain’ banana plants (Musa Cavendishii Lamb.) during the grown seasons of 2012/2013 and 2013/2014. The experimental site represents newly reclaimed sandy...
M.R. Barakat
S. El-Kosary
T.I. Borham
M.H. Abd-ElNafea
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Influence of Nitrogen Forms on Nitrate and Nitrite Accumulation in the Edible Parts of Spinach (Spinacia oleracea, L.) Plant with Maintenance for Yield Production

  Two field experiments were established during the two successive seasons of 2012 and 2013 to study the effect of different forms of nitrogen fertilizers (urea, ammonium nitrate and ammonium sulphate) and biofertilizer (rizobacterine) on growth, yield and nitrate and nitrite accumulation in...
Kawthar A.E. Rabie
H.M. Ashour
H.H. Manaf
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Conventional Basil Production in Different Growing Media of Compost, Vermicompost or Peat-Moss with Loamy Soil

  Experiment was conducted during two successive seasons 2012-2013 to study the effect of growing media on growth and oil production in greenhouse or in open field. Available soil (loam soil) from El-Bosaily Research Station was blended with (20, 40, 60 and 80% blends in volume of peatmoss)...
Mohammed Hewidy
Engy Sultan
Maha Elsayed
Mohamed Abdrabbo
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Fertilizing Young Navel Orange Trees with Sulfur and Wood Ash as a Source of Sustainable Agriculture

This study was carried out during two successive seasons 2012 and 2013 to investigate the effect of sulfur & wood ash and their combination on soil pH & EC, vegetative growth and leaf mineral content of the four years old Navel orange trees budded on sour orange rootstock grown in a private...
H.F. El-Wakeel
Noha Mansour
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Técnicas de Conservación de Suelos, Agua y Vegetación en Territorios Degradados

  El presente documento, tiene por objetivo proporcionar elementos prácticos a técnicos y productores, para elaborar propuestas en conjunto que les permita dar solución a los problemas del manejo de los suelos degradados de áreas de secano, afectados por la erosi...
Jorge Carrasco Jimenez
Fernando Squella Narducci
Jorge Riquelme Sanhueza
Juan Hirzel Campos
Hamil Uribe Cifuentes
INIA

Utilization of Aquaculture Effluents in the Irrigation of Khaya and Mahogany Seedlings

Rational use of water in arid and semi-arid regions is fundamental for resource sustainability. The present study aimed at investigating the possibility of using various types of fish culture effluents (intensive catfish (ICCE), intensive tilapia (ITCE) and intensive biofloc tilapia (I-BFT-TCE)) as...
Amira F.Y. El-Kady
Ashraf Suloma
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Estimating Plant-Available Nitrogen Release from Cover Crops

Cover crops provide many benefits: reduced soil erosion, improved soil tilth, and increased soil biological activity, to name a few. Legume cover crops are especially important for maintaining nutrient balance in organic cropping systems because they are one of the few organic inputs that supply...
D.M. Sullivan
N.D. Andrews
Pacific Northwest Extension

Actividad biológica en suelos con diferentes prácticas agricolas bajo riego

  Desde el punto de vista biológico, el suelo alberga una gran cantidad y diversidad de microorganismos. Estos microorganismos, principales responsables de la actividad biológica del suelo, son influenciados por la calidad y cantidad de material vegetal aportado al mismo y por...
M.M. Perez
M.L. Masseroni
P.D. Sartor
L. Merini
Asociación Argentina Ciencia del Suelo AACS

Efecto de la fertilización cálcica sobre el rendimiento y tamaño de fruto en arándano alto del sur (Vaccinium corymbosum L.)

La acidificación y la fertilización nitrogenada amoniacal, habituales en el cultivo de arándano, pueden provocar deficiencias inducidas de algunos nutrientes. El objetivo de este trabajo fue comprobar la respuesta en rendimiento y tamaño de fruto en ar...
D.A Flores
M.E. Vázquez
J.C Mildemberg
J. Beltrano
Asociación Argentina de Horticultura ASAHO