publication . Article . 2012

Nutrient absorption and response of lettuce to phosphorus fertilization

Antonio Ismael Inácio Cardoso; Cristiaini Kano; Roberto Lyra Villas Boas;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2012 Journal: Biotemas (issn: 0103-1643, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
The objective of this study was to evaluate the response of lettuce (cultivar Verônica) to different levels of phosphorus fertilization. The experiment was conducted from 25/09/2003 (sowing) to 03/12/2003 (harvesting) at the Fazenda Experimental São Manuel, UNESP/FCA, Botucatu/SP, under protective structures. The experiment was conducted in a randomized block design, with five treatments (0, 200, 400, 600 and 800kg.ha-1 of P2O5, in the form of triple superphosphate) and five replications. Plants were grown in 13L plastic pots containing Latossolo Vermelho Distrófico Típico. A quadratic response was observed for the fresh mass of the plant shoots and leaf area, w...
Medical Subject Headings: food and beveragesfungi
free text keywords: Lactuca sativa L., Phosphorus, Yield, Science, Q, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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