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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Semiárido - Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Date Issued: 2016
Type of Material: Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Authors: FLORI, J. E.
RESENDE, G. M. de
Additional Information: JOSE EGIDIO FLORI, CPATSA; GERALDO MILANEZ DE RESENDE, CPATSA.
Title: Soil chemical attributes and leaf nutrients of Pacovan banana under two cover crops.
Publisher: Revista Caatinga, Mossoró, v. 29, n. 2, p. 290-295, abr. jun. 2016.
Language: en
Keywords: Cultivo orgânico
Variedade Pacovan
Adubação orgânica
Organic farming.
Description: Banana is one of the most consumed fruits in the world, which is grown in most tropical countries. The objective of this work was to evaluate the main attributes of soil fertility in a banana crop under two cover crops and two root development locations. The work was conducted in Curaçá, BA, Brazil, between October 2011 and May 2013, using a randomized block design in split plot with five repetitions. Two cover crops were assessed in the plots, the cover 1 consisting of Pueraria phaseoloid es, and the cover 2 consisting of a crop mix with Sorghum bicolor, Ricinus commun is L., Canavalia ensiform is, Mucuna aterrima and Zea mays, and two soil sampling locations in the subplots, between plants in the banana rows (location 1) and between the banana rows (location 2). There were significant and independent effects for the cover crop and sampling location factors for the variables organic matter, Ca and P, and significant effects for the interaction between cover crops and sampling locations for the variables potassium, magnesium and total exchangeable bases. The cover crop mix and the between-row location presented the highest organic matter content. Potassium was the nutrient with the highest negative variation from the initial content and its leaf content was below the reference value, however not reducing the crop yield. The banana crop associated with crop cover using the crop mix provided greater availability of nutrients in the soil compared to the coverage with tropical kudzu.
Thesagro: Banana
Fertilidade.
NAL Thesaurus: Musa.
Data Created: 2016-06-13
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