Soil Management - Fertilization, Compost, Nutrients

Intensidad en el uso de fertilizantes en América Latina y el Caribe

  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...
Giovanni E. Reyes
Julián David Cortés

The Role of Nitrogen Fertilizers in Sugarcane Root Biomass under Field Conditions

  Sugarcane is used worldwide for sugar, ethanol and energy production. In Brazil, the shift from burned to unburned harvest systems resulted in increases in nitrogen fertilization rates, which can impact root architecture and biomass. The expectation is also an increase in sugarcane biomass....
Rafael Otto
Henrique Coutinho Junqueira Franco
Carlos Eduardo Faroni
André Cesar Vitti
Emídio Cantidio Almeida de Oliveira
Renata Alcarde Sermarini
Paulo Cesar Ocheuze Trivelin
Agricultural Sciences

Effect of Different Tillage Methods on Yield and Yield Components of Forage Corn

  Field experiments were conducted for two successive years to study the response of forage corn to different methods. Tillage treatments in the study were moldboard plow + two passes of disk harrow as conventional tillage (CT), two passes of disk harrow as reduced tillage (RT), one pass of...
Fereydoun Keshavarzpour
Academic Journal of Plant Sciences

Chemical and Biological Fertilization of Calendula officinalis Plant Grown in Sandy Soil

  The present study was carried out at the Nursery of Ornamental Horticulture Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt during the two successive seasons 2014/2015 and 2015/2016. Calendula officinalis grown in 30 cm diameter plastic pots filled with sandy soil received...
Weaam R.A. Sakr
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Enhancing Productivity, Fruit Quality and Nutritional Status of ‘Washington’ Navel Orange Trees by Foliar Applications with GA and Amino Acids

  This investigation was carried out on 12-years old ‘Washington’ navel orange trees budded on sour orange rootstock during two successive seasons (2016 and 2017). The trees grew in a loamy sand soil under surface irrigation system at a private orchard, Qalubia Governorate, Egypt....
S.F. EL-Gioushy
H.E.M. El-Badawy
A.A. Elezaby
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Effect of Spraying Citric Acid Macro and Micro Nutrients on Yield and Berries Quality of Red Globe Grapevines

  This investigation was conducted during the two successive growing seasons of 2016 and 2017 in a private vineyard located at Matay center, Minia Governorate; to evaluate the efficiency of foliar spraying citric acid and some nutrients on vegetative growth aspects, yield and berry quality...
Haitham M.A. Mohamed
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Niveles de Humedad en el Suelo en la Producción de Bulbos de Cebeolla

  Niveles de humedad en el suelo sobre la producción de bulbos de cebolla. El objetivo de este estudio fue evaluar el efecto de diferentes niveles de humedad en el suelo sobre la producción de bulbos de cebolla. La investigación se llevó a cabo en el Instituto de...
Wilfredo Estrada-Prado
Elio Lescay-Batista
Alexander Álvarez-Fonseca
Yariuska Caridad Maceo-Ramos
Agronomía Mesoamericana

The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

  Table of Contents: Introduction Cost and Investment Analysis of Chardonnay (Vitis vinifera) Winegrapes in North Carolina Choice of Varieties Vineyard Site Selection Pruning and Training Canopy Management Pest Managgement Vine Nutrition Grapevine Water Relations and Vineyard Irrigation...
Barclay Poling
Sara Spayd
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Effect of Organic, Inorganic Fertilizers and Plant Spacing on the Growth and Yield of Cabbage

  The impact of chemical farming and the negative consequences on the environment and human health in Bangladesh are on the rise. Organic farming is gaining attention and increasing globally because it is eco-friendly, safe and has benefits for human health. A field study was...
Md Ashraful Islam
Golam Ferdous
Ayasha Akter
Md Mokter Hossain
Dilip Nandwani

Effect of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers on Soil Properties and the Growth, Yield and Quality of Tomato in Mymensingh, Bangladesh

  Field trials were conducted on tomato for yield and quality of fruits using different types of organic and inorganic fertilizers at the horticulture farm of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh. Fertilizer treatments were tested on two varieties of tomato ca. Roma VF and BARI...
M. Ashraful Islam
Sumiya Islam
Ayasha Akter
Md Habibur Rahman
Dilip Nandwani