publication . Article . 2008

Effects of composted tobacco waste and farmyard manure on some soil physical properties and lettuce yield

Çerçioğlu, Melis; Okur, Bülent; Delibacak, Sezai; Ongun, Ali Rıza;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi
  • Country: Turkey
Abstract
This research was held in Agriculture Faculty of Ege University Menemen Investigation and Practise Farmyard. Tobacco waste gathered from cigarette industry were composted and applied to the soil together with farmyard manure. lettuce (Lactuca sativa L. var. capitata) was grown as test plant. No mineral fertilizers or pestisides were applied. The effects of composted tobacco wastes and farmyard manures on soil physical properties and lettuce yield were investigated. All application rates provided increasing effects on soil’s physical properties at different percentages. Also, similar effects were determined for lettuce yield. Maximum yield was 102,7 ton ha-1 at t...
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free text keywords: Composted Tobacco Waste, Farmyard Manure, Lettuce (Lactuca Sativa L. Var. Capitata), Physical Properties of Soil
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