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Effect of organic fertilizers used in sandy soil on the growth of tomatoes

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DOI: 10.4236/as.2013.45B006    3,474 Downloads   5,044 Views Citations

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In order to reveal the regulating capacity of organic fertilizers on sandy soil, pots experiments were carried out. The growth of tomatoes planted on sandy soil amended by organic fertilizers was measured. Organic fertilizers can be helpful to improve the plant height, stem diameter, the aerial parts fresh weight, root fresh weight, leaf photosynthetic rates and photosynthesis, and lay a good foundation for the growth of   tomatoes. The effect of organic fertilizer is the most significant. Among all the treatments of adding 2.5%, 5%, 10% organic fertilizers, adding 10% organic fertilizers are the best. It can significantly enhance the growth and photosynthesis of tomatoes, and it is among the best of these three soil treatments for sandy soil.

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Hou, Y.X., Hu, X.J., Yan, W.T., Zhang, S.H.and Niu, L.B.(2013) Effect of organic fertilizers used in sandy soil on the growth of tomatoes. Agricultural Sciences, 4, 31-34. doi: 10.4236/as.2013.45B006.

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