Evaluating sustainable and environment friendly substrates for quality production of potted Caladium

@article{Hussain2016EvaluatingSA,
  title={Evaluating sustainable and environment friendly substrates for quality production of potted Caladium},
  author={Rashid Hussain and Adnan Younis and Atif Riaz and Usman Tariq and Saif Ali and Ahmad Ali and Sajad Raza},
  journal={International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture},
  year={2016},
  volume={6},
  pages={13-21}
}
PurposeEffect of various combinations of potting substrates was assessed to enhance vegetative growth, plant productivity and mineral composition of Caladium bicolor.MethodsDifferent substrates like leaf compost, farmyard manure, coconut compost, compost and perlite were used in different combinations with silt. Bulbs were sown in pots filled with different combinations of potting substrates, which were arranged under completely randomized design (CRD), with three replications, and totally… CONTINUE READING

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