Soil Management - Fertilization, Compost, Nutrients

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

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

Fertilización de árboles y arbustos

  Los árboles y arbustos necesitan nutrientes para crecer y estar sanos. Los tres nutrientes más importantes son nitrógeno, fósforo y potasio. Un análisis de suelos es siempre la mejor manera de saber qué nutrientes se necesitan y la cantidad necesaria...
Laurie Fox
James S. Owen
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Yield beet cultivars under fertigation management and salinity control in a protected environment

  In a protected environment, applying excess fertilizer and using water with soluble salts cause soil salinization due to the absence of lixiviation by precipitation. Among commercial vegetables, beets (Beta vulgaris L.) have good tolerance to soil salinity, being a good option for growth...
Alexsandro O. da Silva
Ênio F. de F. e Silva
Antônio E. Klar
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Effect of Rice and Quinoa Straws on Reducing Lead Uptake in Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)

  Two soil samples were obtained from a Farm on the roadway of Qalyub district (QF soil) and Farm of Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams Univ., Qalyubia Governorate (AS soil). Lead concentration was determined in the two soil samples. It was found that QF soil has more concentration of lead (300...
Yasmin M.R. Abdellatif
Hemmat A. Ibrahim
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Efecto de la aplicación continua de estiércol bovino sobre el crecimiento y producción de maíz y características químicas del suelo

  Para evaluar el efecto de la aplicación continua de estiércol bovino (EB) sobre el crecimiento y producción del maíz DK-357, y algunas propiedades químicas del suelo, se realizó un experimento en una zona del distrito Zamora, estado Aragua, Venezuela...
Marta Barrios
Dayana Pérez

The effect of soil mulching and spraying with plant extracts on the vegetative growth, yield and morpho-physio-chemical qualities of tomato

  A field experiment was carried out in the Experimental Station of the Department of Horticulture and Landscaping, College of Agriculture, Diyala University in the spring season 2016to study the effect of three types of soil coverings (without coverage, black polyethylene coverage and white...
Adnan Hussein Alwagaa
Hameed Saleh Hamad
Ahmed Amir Murad Al Mandlawy
Agha Mushtaque Ahmed
ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science