Effect of two methods of soil preparation on root development of potatoes in a compacted red ferrallitic soil

Alfonso, C.A.; Alasa, D.M.; Pascual, J.A.; Uriarte, R.

Memorias del XI Congreso Latinoamericano de la Ciencia del Suelo y II Congreso Cubano de la Ciencia del Suelo Volumen 1 quimica, fisica y biologia de suelos, 11-17 Marzo 1990 La Habana, Cuba: 167-171


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In a compacted red ferrallitic soil (Oxisol) at La Renee, Cuba, minimum tillage (3 operations) compared to traditional tillage (6 operations) improved soil porosity and water availability and increased root development of Desiree potato in both the vertical and horizontal planes.