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fertigation

[‚fər·tə′gā·shən]
(agriculture)
The practice of fertilizing plants via a drip irrigation system.
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Tenders are invited for Supply, installation and commissioning of Drip automation irrigation and fertigation system and sensors for different protected cultivation structures(3-Naturally ventilated polyhouses of each 1056 sq.
8221; Kempf is founder and CEO of Advancing Eco-Agriculture in nearby Middlefield, Ohio, providing consultation and innovative mineral and biological nutrients for soil treatment, fertigation, and foliar applications.
Moreover, the sources said after a number of Agronomic experiments different intercultural practices (desuckering, deep ploughing, weeding, fertigation and crop protection techniques) have been developed to increase quality of tobacco.
Because of advances in subsurface irrigation technology, millions of acres will no longer rely solely on surface-applied crop fertigation.
Cropping systems adopted are mostly semi-intensive, characterized by crops in open fields with plastic mulch and an irrigation drip system coupled with fertigation.
Daniel Smith, who works for the James Hutton institute 0844 928 5428 as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the Institute and S&A Produce UK in Herefordshire, has been working on a project to define and establish optimal fertigation treatments for producers.
Without fertigation, as simulated in this study, the index number would be 2.
Chapagain BP and Z Wiesman Effect of potassium magnesium chloride in the fertigation solution as partial source of potassium on growth, yield and quantity of greenhouse tomato.
Though the market is primarily driven by fertigation application, foliar application is gaining awareness and its usage is expected to contribute to future consumption growth of this market.
The water system is regulated through valves and drippers hence labor cost is minimum The Fertigation can easily be included with minimal waste of expensive fertilizers.
The bananas were grown, after 1 year of grass fallow, for 4-5 years and received irrigation and fertigation during August-November depending on the rainfall.