Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science (GARJAS) ISSN: 2315-5094
May 2020 Vol. 9(5): pp. 087-099
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Full Length Research Paper
Soil Fertility Nutrition and Size of the Fruit of Guava with Liquid Organic Fertilizers
Alfonso De Luna-Jiménez1, José Luis Arredondo-Figueroa1, Jorge Ramón Rocha-Ruiz1, Jorge Martínez-de Lara1 y José de Jesús Luna-Ruiz1
1Centro de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, km 3 de la carretera Jesús María-La Posta, Apartado Postal
2, Jesús María C.P: 20900, Aguascalientes, México.
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Accepted 15 May, 2020
In Calvillo, Aguascalientes, guava is produced more than 100 years ago. In order to improve soil fertility, promote plant growth and improve fruit quality, during 2014-2016 the experiment was carried out. The fruit manure was prepared, manure tea and compost tea, each applied to the soil, foliage and soil and foliage plus a witness, each treatment was repeated 4 times and a completely randomized design was used, the experimental unit was a two-year-old tree of The "China" variety. Applications were made every eight days. Soil treatments caused significant differences (P < 0.05) in Da, MO and N. The P increased with the treatments applied to the soil and foliar and the K, Ca and Mg, were excessive. In the soil solution the TéCS increased by 3.5 mg/kg, N and Na at 16.45 mg/kg. In leaves the Na increased by 57.4 mg/kg and in fruit the treatments TéEF, TéCFS and AFF increased their size. It is concluded that liquid organic fertilizers are a good ecological alternative to improve soil fertility and guava nutrition.
Keywords: Guava, fertility, nutrition, organic fertilizers.
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