The effect of different substrates on morphological characteristics of acclimatized Bowiea volubilis

Ördögh Máté and Farkas Dóra: The effect of different substrates on morphological characteristics of acclimatized Bowiea volubilis. In: Review on agriculture and rural development, (10) 1-2. pp. 9-15. (2021)

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Before acclimatization of Bowiea volubilis, in vitro propagated bulbs were cleaned and separated into four sizes (from 6 to 15 mm). We formed a total of 10 groups with 30-30 individuals, distributing the sizes evenly. Four types of substrate (peat, perlite, coconut fiber, sand) and their mixtures of 50-50% were used. Previously we examined three parameters: length, diameter and weight of the bulbs; later the weight of the successfully acclimatized plants, the number and length of roots and leaves were measured. The acclimatization was done in one of the greenhouses of the Buda Arboretum, where the plants were grown with fleece covering till one month, irrigated every three days, without the use of nutrient replenishment and artificial lighting. After 3 month period, survived plants developed effectively on peat + perlite, sand + perlite and sand + peat mixtures. In these cases, we achieved the largest increases in roots, green parts, bulbs and total weight.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Review on agriculture and rural development
Date: 2021
Volume: 10
Number: 1-2
ISSN: 2677-0792
Page Range: pp. 9-15
Language: English
Publisher: University of Szeged, Faculty of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Szeged
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DOI: 10.14232/rard.2021.1-2.9-15
Uncontrolled Keywords: Növénytan
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: 15. p. ; ill. ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 01. Natural sciences
01. Natural sciences > 01.06. Biological sciences
04. Agricultural sciences
04. Agricultural sciences > 04.01. Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Date Deposited: 2022. Mar. 24. 08:33
Last Modified: 2022. Mar. 24. 08:33

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