Organic soil amendments influence soil health, yield, and phytochemicals of globe artichoke heads

@article{Othman2018OrganicSA,
  title={Organic soil amendments influence soil health, yield, and phytochemicals of globe artichoke heads},
  author={Yahia A. Othman and Daniel I Leskovar},
  journal={Biological Agriculture \& Horticulture},
  year={2018},
  volume={34},
  pages={258 - 267}
}
Abstract The objective of this study was to assess the influence of plant- and animal-based soil amendments on soil nutrient availability, CO2 respiration, yield and phytochemicals of artichoke (Cynara cardunculus cv. 179) heads. Four certified organic fertilisers: fish meal, blood meal, alfalfa meal and chicken manure, were used as experimental treatments. After two years of organic soil amended with the plant-based fertiliser (alfalfa meal), soil respiration and content of organic matter (OM… Expand
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