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The growth of Cylamen persicum in peat and peat modified media with several fertilizer regimes

, : The growth of Cylamen persicum in peat and peat modified media with several fertilizer regimes. Acta Horticulturae (26): 103-111

The development of Astoria Bright Salmon Red was compared when plants were grown in fortified moss peat; 9:1 fortified moss peat/silt loam; or 1:1:1 moss peat/silt loam/sand, each with 5 fertilizer regimes. Plant growth was best in the fortified moss peat and fortified moss peat/silt loam. Fertilizer was best applied as a dilute solution with each watering rather than as infrequent treatments with concentrated solutions, the optimum dressing being 20:20:20 NPK providing 100 p.p.m.

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Widmer R.E., 1972: The growth of cyclamen persicum in peat and peat modified media with several fertilizer regimes. Acta Horticulturae (Wageningen) 26: 103-112

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