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Abstract

If reduced tillage is becoming more popular in France in particular in cereal production, it is still relatively limited in vegetable production. One can often find it restricted to small areas on diversified farms. However, the advantages of reduced tillage are numerous (in particular improved...

Authors
Pierre, P.; Torres, M.
Publisher
Centre Technique Interprofessionnel des Fruits et Légumes
Publication
Infos-Ctifl, 2017, No.334, pp 40-46
News Article

Lavender is instantly recognisable with its heady scent and distinctive purple flowers. The plant is cultivated as an ornamental, for use as a...

Date
October 2017
Authors
Jen Cunniff
CAB ReviewFull Text

The world population is expected to be doubled by the next few decades that will increase the food demand in future. The fruit production is no doubt has of great importance in agricultural sector due to the economic importance and as well as their beneficial effect on human health. Adopting the...

Date
July 2017
Subjects
biodiversity; crop production; crop quality; crop yield; cultivars; education; energy consumption; environmental impact; equipment; food safety; fruits; innovations; irrigation; light relations; natural resources; nature conservation; pesticides; plant growth regulators; plant nutrition; postharvest treatment; reviews; rootstocks; socioeconomics; soil management; sustainability
Authors
Jemrić, T.; Vuković, M.; Milošević, T.
AbstractFull Text

An experiment was conducted during 2014-15 on 23 year old trees of litchi cultivar Early Large Red to study the effect of foliar application of different nutrients (calcium, zinc and boron) on fruit firmness, fruit cracking and shelf life. The maximum firmness was recorded with calcium chloride at...

Authors
Dinesh Kumar; Rajesh Kathwal; Subhash Chander; Heerendra Sagar
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3D, pp 2418-2422

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