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Cover for Soil and nutrition.

It is well-known that selection of the proper soil is of paramount importance in the success or failure of a fruit crop. Similarly, the effect of plant nutrition on quality fruit production has been well recognized. In the past, not much attention was paid to fruit quality parameters, as the...

Author(s)
Maity, A.; Khayyat, M.; Azarmi-Atajan, F.; Agehara, S.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed evaluation.

A review on the methods of determining the composition and nutritive value of the available feeds and feedstuffs for rabbits was presented in this chapter.

Author(s)
Villamide, M. J.; Maertens, L.; Blas, C. de
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mineral deficiencies of banana.

For optimal growth and fruit production, banana plants require high amounts of nutrients, which are often only partly supplied by the soil. Thus, to obtain high yields, large quantities of mineral nutrients have to be replaced in order to maintain soil fertility. This is achieved by applying...

Author(s)
Lahav, E.; Israeli, Y.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and feeding strategy: impacts on health status.

This chapter discussed the health problems (mainly digestive) linked to the balance of dietary components and the presence of nutrients in excess, mainly in relation to the initial composition of feed ingredients, but also to the feeding strategy. Also highlighted are the feeding strategies (feed...

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Lebas, F.; Licois, D.; García, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and irrigation.

This chapter discusses the cultivation of papaya considering the soil requirement, salinity and inoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. The effects of application of nutrients such as N, P, K, Ca, Mg, S, B and Fe, fertigation, irrigation, and the nutrition management in organic production...

Author(s)
Sisir Mitra
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrient requirements and metabolic diseases.

A review on the importance of trace elements, vitamins, major minerals, carbohydrates, energy and proteins in supplying the nutrient requirements in cattle was presented as well as on how deficiences or excess may result into metabolic diseases that indirectly or directly affects profitability and...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition.

This chapter talks mainly about mineral substances that the vines need to grow and produce fruit. The nutrient analysis (including soil and plant analysis) and correction strategies and well as the different macronutrients (N, P, S, K, Ca and Mg) and micronutrients (Fe, Mn, Cu, Zn, Mo, B and Cl)...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intra-habitat variability of halophytic flora of north-west India.

The growth and ion-accumulating characteristics of different plant species native to saline-arid areas vis-à-vis the ionic status of their rhizospheric soils are important factors to consider when studying the survival of plant species under harsh conditions. A survey of saline areas in Haryana...

Author(s)
Sarita Devi; Ashwani Kumar; Mann, A.; Arya, S. S.; Gurdev Chand; Neeraj Kumar; Anita Kumari; Pooja; Babita Rani; Arvind Kumar
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Almond tree nutrition.

Almond requires 17 elements for growth and development and, if any of these elements are deficient, growth and production are impaired. These 17 elements are called essential elements and include carbon (C), hydrogen (H), oxygen (O), nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), sulfur (S), calcium...

Author(s)
Muhammad, S.; Saa, S.; Khalsa, S. D. S.; Weinbaum, S.; Brown, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Botanical composition and nutritive value of selected native pastures in Belize.

An initial assessment was undertaken of the productivity, nutrient value and botanical composition of eight representative native pastures on a range of clay soils, including three vertisols, in central Belize and the Belize River Valley under wet tropical conditions. Regular harvests indicated...

Author(s)
Lazier, J. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book chapter

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