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Rice straw compost used as soilless media for tomato transplant production.


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Ali, Hassan Ibrahim and Ismail, Mohd Razi and Mohd. Mokhtaruddin, and Mohd. Saud, Halimi (2001) Rice straw compost used as soilless media for tomato transplant production. In: 12th Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference 2001, 29 Sep. 2001, The Mines Resort Hotel, Seri Kembangan, Selangor. (pp. 118-121).

Abstract / Synopsis

Study was conducted to evaluate the use of rice straw compost used alone or in combination with a peat based vegetable transplant media and to determine whether mixture might provide a more appropriate medium compared to rice straw compost or peat mix alone at Commercial Hydroponics Unit, Universiti Putra Malaysia. The results showed significant differences between treaments in EC and pH. However, seed germination at 5 days was inhibited and significantly reduced at 14 days from sowing date with 100. 75 and 50% compost. The results also indicated that 25% compost gave the highest stem length follow by 50% and then 75% compost, whereas. 100% peat and compost decreased plant height with no significant differences between them


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
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Keywords: Rice straw compost; Rice straw; Soilless; Tomato; Transplant production.
Depositing User: Erni Suraya Abdul Aziz
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2014 13:01
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 16:02
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/27185
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