Compost and vermicompost as nursery pot components: effects on tomato plant growth and morphology

@article{Lazcano2009CompostAV,
  title={Compost and vermicompost as nursery pot components: effects on tomato plant growth and morphology},
  author={C. Lazcano and J. Arnold and A. Tato and J. Zaller and J. Dom{\'i}nguez},
  journal={Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={944-951}
}
  • C. Lazcano, J. Arnold, +2 authors J. Domínguez
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research
  • Post transplant success after nursery stage is strongly influenced by plant morphology. Cultural practices strongly shape plant morphology, and substrate choice is one of the most determining factors. Peat is the most often used amendment in commercial potting substrates, involving the exploitation of non-renewable resources and the degradation of highly valuable peatland ecosystems and therefore alternative substrates are required. Here the feasibility of replacing peat by compost or… CONTINUE READING
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