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Fungicide application effects on diversity components of chickpea rhizospheric bacterial community
Molecular (polymerase chain reaction – denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis) methods and correspondent analysis have been used in order to test changes of the diversity of bacterial communities in chickpea rhizospheric ...
Do high-yield and high-protein wheat cultivars use more water?
Some recently developed wheat cultivars have significantly increased yields, while maintaining or even increasing protein content, relative to earlier cultivars. Such cultivars, which meet the demands of the lucrative ...
Effect of hog manure on soil phosphorus forms
Application of livestock manure can benefit crop production as a valuable source of nitrogen (Bandel and Fox 1984; Campbell et al. 1986; Chase et al. 1991). However, phosphorus is not a negligible factor as phosphorus in ...
Effectiveness on soil and foliar applied micronutrient mixes
Use of micronutrient mixes is often promoted as a means of alleviating micronutrient deficiencies or simply providing a “balanced” nutrition to crops. We carried out nineteen experiment with wheat, twenty-nine with barley ...