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Moisture supply and fertilization of pot plants


, : Moisture supply and fertilization of pot plants. Acta Horticulturae (35): 41-47

In a pot experiment with gloxinias 5 rates of N (100-500 mg N/l substrate) and 3 substrate moisture levels (90, 65 and 40% of field capacity) were compared. The growth of the aerial parts was highest at 90% of field capacity and decreased greatly at the lower moisture levels. Increasing water stress also reduced the growth increment per unit of N supplied.


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