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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Semiárido - Capítulo em livro científico (ALICE)
Date Issued: 1993
Type of Material: Capítulo em livro científico (ALICE)
Authors: LIMA, P. C. F.
Additional Information: PAULO CESAR FERNANDES LIMA, CPATSA.
Title: Seedling production of Prosopis juliflora in Northeastern Brazil.
Publisher: In: PURI, S.; KHOSLA, P. K. (Ed.) Nursery technology for agroforestry: application in arid and semiarid regions. New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Publishing, 1993.
Pages: cap. 9, p. 75-84.
Language: en
Keywords: Nordeste
Mesquite
Seed
Production
Northeast
Description: This paper reports on the techniques of seedling production of Prosopis juliflora used in the semiarid region of Northeastern Brazil. After the harvest of pods, the seed is extracted manually. Seed of P. juliflora will not germinare weel unless their dormancy is overcome by immersion in hot water for three to five minutes. By this process the average germination obtained is above 80 per cent. For seedling production, the plastic bag is the most common contrainer used in the region. Research on propagation by cuttings is bering developed in the region. The best results were obtained with the use of a greenhouse at a temperature of 30 to 35oC and relative humidity of 70 to 80 per cent. Care and management of seedlings in nursery are reported, with incidence of insects and diseases, fertilizer requirements, irrigation, root pruning, and shading.
Thesagro: Algaroba
Prosopis Juliflora
Produção
Semente
NAL Thesaurus: Mackerel
Data Created: 1996-07-17
Appears in Collections:Capítulo em livro científico (CPATSA)

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