Growth , bulb yield and quality of onion ( A llium cepa L . ) as influenced by nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization on vertisol . II : Bulb quality and storability

1 ) were arranged in a randomized complete block design, replicated three times. Regardless of the rate, N fertilization decreased bulb dry matter content by about 4% over the control. Pungency measured as pyruvate concentration improved with increase in the rate of N application and reached the highest value of 2.72 μmol ml -1 at a rate of 138 kg N ha -1… CONTINUE READING