publication . Article . 2017

Nutrient removal by apple, pear and cherry nursery trees

Giovambattista Sorrenti; Maurizio Quartieri; Silvia Salvi; Moreno Toselli;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Italian Journal of Agronomy, volume 12, issue 2 (issn: 1125-4718, eissn: 2039-6805, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
<jats:p>Given that nursery is a peculiar environment, the amount of nutrients removed by nursery trees represents a fundamental acquisition to optimize fertilization strategies, with economic and environmental implications. In this context, we determined nutrient removal by apple, pear and cherry nursery trees at the end of the nursery growing cycle. We randomly removed 5 leafless apple (Golden Delicious/EMLA M9; density of 30,000 trees ha&lt;sup&gt;-1&lt;/sup&gt;), pear (Santa Maria/Adams; density of 30,000 trees ha&lt;sup&gt;-1&lt;/sup&gt;) and cherry (Alex&lt;sup&gt;TM&lt;/sup&gt;/Gisela®; density of 40,000 trees ha&lt;sup&gt;-1&lt;/sup&gt;) trees from a comm...
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free text keywords: Fertilisation, Gisela, Golden Delicious, Iron, Nitrogen, Fertilization, lcsh:Agriculture, lcsh:S, lcsh:Plant culture, lcsh:SB1-1110, Nutrient, Layering, Grafting, Botany, PEAR, Rootstock, Biomass, Biology, Horticulture, Human fertilization, Pome
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