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Effects of urban garbage compost on the growth of rapeseed and the agrochemical properties of the soil

Zhang, Y.Y.; Jin, T.; Fang, T.; Guo, D.H.; Zhu, J.L.

Oil Crops of China 4: 45-48

1993


Accession: 002609830

Rape Zhongyou 21 was grown in pots filled with 17 kg local brown red soil (pH 5.57, OM 0.91%, 11.2 p.p.m. readily available P and 136 p.p.m. K) and supplied with 0, 215, 430, 645, 860, 1075, 1290 and 1505 g urban refuse compost/pot. All composting treatments improved plant growth and development and increased yields. The addition of 215 g compost/pot produced the highest yield of 35.7 g/pot compared with 25.5 g/pot in the control.

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