Soil Management - Fertilization, Compost, Nutrients

Efflux of Soil Nitrous Oxide from Applied Fertilizer Containing Organic Materials in Citrus unshiu Field in Southwestern Japan

  Nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from agricultural fields are an important source of the increasing atmospheric N2O concentration. We conducted a two-year investigation of soil N2O emissions induced by the application of combined organic and synthetic fertilizer (COS) and distilled silage waste...
Yo Toma
Takeshi Higuchi
Osamu Nagata
Yasuhiko Kato
Tooru Izumiya
Shingo Oomori
Hideto Ueno

Evaluation of Promotary Effect of Penergetics - K® on Abelmocschus esculentus (L.) Moench

  Organic manures have become increasingly popular and far more effective in recent years. Manure and compost not only supply nutrients for crop production, including micronutrients, but they are also valuable sources of organic matter. Organic matter improves soil structure, water-...
M. Muneeswari
G. Periyanayagi
V. Ramasubramanian
American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Effect of Different Chemical Nutrients (NPK) on Growth and Yield of Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)

  The study was conducted about the effect of different chemical nutrients (NPK) on the production and proximate composition of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus). Mother culture of oyster mushroom was used as test crop for this experiment. The experiment consists of four...
AKM Shalahuddin
Kamal Uddin Ahmed
Md. Nuruddin Miah
Md. Mamunur Rashid
Md. Maksudul Haque
American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Ammonium and Nitrate Application on Physalis peruviana L. Plants

  Golden berry (Physalis peruviana L.) is an indeterminate habit plant, during its vegetative growth nitrogen is the nutrient most demanded and usually absorbs it as nitrate. A combination of NH4+ y NO3- , where NH4+ is lower than or equal to 50 % of total...
Oscar M. Antúnez-Ocampo
Manuel Sandoval-Villa
Gabriel Alcántar-González
Martín Solís-Martínez

Aplicación de Amonio y Nitrato en Plantas de Physalis peruviana L.

  La uchuva (Physalis peruviana L.) es una planta de hábito indeterminado, durante su crecimiento vegetativo el nitrógeno es el nutriente que más demanda y por lo general lo absorbe como nitrato. Una combinación de NH4+  y NO3- , donde NH4+ es menor o igual a...
Oscar M. Antúnez-Ocampo
Manuel Sandoval-Villa
Gabriel Alcántar-González
Martín Solís-Martínez

Salinity-Induced Changes of Multiparametric Fluorescence Indices of Tomato Leaves

  The aim of our study was to identify appropriate multiparametric fluorescence ratios to evaluate the response of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) genotypes to salinity. In this context, we hypothesized that the fluorescence indices BFRR_UV, FLAV, NBI and SFR provided by the multiparametric...
Burkard Kautz
Mauricio Hunsche
Georg Noga

Olive Cultivation, Its Impact on Soil Erosion and Its Progression into Yield Impacts in Southern Spain in The Past as A Key to A Future of Increasing Climate Uncertainty

  This article is intended as a review of the current situation regarding the impact of olive cultivation in Southern Spain (Andalusia) on soil degradation processes and its progression into yield impacts, due to diminishing soil profile depth and climate change in the sloping...
José A. Gómez
Juan Infante-Amate
Manuel González de Molina
Tom Vanwalleghem
Encarnación V. Taguas
Ignacio Lorite

Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook

  Table of Contents:  Introduction Getting Started Site Selection Food Garden Design Site Preparation Organization Management Soil, Plots, and Planters Growing Food Food Safety and Garden Health Funding and Resources Beyond the Garden Gate Troubleshooting
Don Boekelheide
Lucy K. Bradley
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

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

Impact of Practice Change on Runoff Water Quality and Vegetable Yield—An On-Farm Case Study

  Intensive agricultural practices in farming systems in eastern Australia have been identified as a contributor to the poor runoff water quality entering the Great Barrier Reef (GBR). A field investigation was carried out to measure the off-farm water quality and productivity in a coastal...
Gunasekhar Nachimuthu
Neil V. Halpin
Michael J. Bell