Soil Management - Fertilization, Compost, Nutrients

Evaluación de Tolerancia al NaCl en Cultivares Viníferas y Portainjertos Híbridos del Género Vitis

  El objetivo fue evaluar la supervivencia al riego con soluciones de NaCl en 28 genotipos del género Vitis para identificar su grado de tolerancia salina. Se estudiaron 11 híbridos de Vitis americanos y 17 variedades de Vitis vinifera. Plantas de 1 y 2 años se regaron...
Leandro Martin
Hernán Vila
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

Irrigation Scheduling for Corn in a Coastal Saline Soil

   Currently, water scarcity is serious and the irrigation scheduling with efficient water use becomes important in China. In this study, irrigation systems were scheduled in the saline area along Laizhou Bay. Field study was conducted to determine the relation of irrigation regime and...
Chang Tingting
Shao Xiaohou
Ye Huan
Li Wei
Zhang Jie
Zhang Zhanyu
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Organic Gardening

  Contents:  Objectives Introduction History Principles of Organic Gardening Soil Management and Fertility Pest Management (Weeds, Insects, and Diseases) Record Keeping Summary Case Study—Think IPM: Lettuce Seedlings Frequently Asked Questions Further Reading Chapter Text...
Aimee Colf
Lucy Bradley
Frank Louws
David Orr
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Soils and Plant Nutrients

  Contents:  Objectives Introduction: What is Soil? The Soil Profile Physical Properties of Soil Color Texture Structure Water-Holding Capacity How to Remediate Compaction Organic Matter Chemical Properties of Soil Cation Exchange Capacity Soil Testing How to Use a Soil Test...
David Crouse
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Influence of Biozyme® on Chlorophyll Content, Flowering and Physiological Maturity of Potato ( Solanum Tuberosum L.) Cultivars

  The study was conducted at Egerton University in 2010/2011 in a split plot experiment, arranged in a randomized complete block design. The research was replicated three times and repeated once. Main plots were assigned to potato cultivars (Tigoni and Asante), while subplots were assigned to...
Karanja Benard K.
K. Isutsa Dorcas
Aguyoh Joseph N.
International Journal of Current Agricultural Research

Buenas Prácticas en la Elaboración de Mapas de Suelos

  Este documento constituye una herramienta útil no solo para analistas y especialistas en suelos, sino también para quienes toman decisiones dirigidas a impulsar este tipo de procesos para el desarrollo de un país, en general, y del sector agropecuario, en particular. El...

Effect of Bokashi and Vermicompost Leachate on Yield and Quality of Pepper (Capsicum annuum) and Onion (Allium cepa) Under Monoculture and Intercropping Cultures

  Organic fertilization and crop association are two agroecological management practices that have the potential to optimize land use in horticultural production. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of Bokashi and Bokashi amended with Vermicompost Leachate (VL) on the growth...
José D. Álvarez-Solís
José A. Mendoza-Núñez
Noe S. León-Martínez
Jorge Castellanos-Albores
Federico A. Gutiérrez-Miceli
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria

The Impacts of Biofertilizer and Mineral Fertilization on the Gowth and Production of Yellow Passion Fruit Irrigated with Moderately Saline Water

  Yellow passion fruit, because it is sensitive to the salinity of irrigation water or soil, requires restrictive water management strategies and inputs that mitigate the effects of salts on plants irrigated with harmful saline water levels. As such, an experiment was designed to evaluate the...
José A. M. do Nascimento
Lourival F. Cavalcante
Ítalo H. L. Cavalcante
Walter E. Pereira
Stênio A. G. Dantas
Sherly A. da S. Medeiros
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria

Good Practices for the Preparation of Digital Soil Maps

  This document systematizes the main lessons learned by the UCR in recent years related to good practices for preparing soil maps. It provides a useful tool, not only for soil analysts and specialists, but also for decision-makers who seek to promote innovative processes for the development...

Effects of Different Fertilizations on Fruit Quality, Yield and Soil Fertility in Field-Grown Kiwifruit Orchard

  Kiwifruit yield and quality and soil nutrients were investigated in a kiwifruit orchard after long-term fertilization to understand the relationship between kiwifruit growth and soil nutrition. Seven fertilization treatments with three replications were applied in a continuous four-year...
Zhao Zuoping
Duan Min
Yan Sha
Liu Zhifeng
Wang Qi
Fu Jing
Tong Yan'an
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering