Effectiveness of application of the leaf-fertilizers Hortigrow in sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum var. glabratum)

V. Ivanov, I. Yanchev, T. Raycheva, K. Stoyanov
Abstract. The current study was held in the experimental fields of Plant breeding department, Agricultural University – Plovdiv, due 2007 till 2009. The experimental plants of Ocimum were breeded as after-harvest crop. The evaluated leaf fertilizers Hortogrow (content N:P:K – 30:20:10, microelements MgO, B, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Zn; content N: P: K – 20: 20: 20, microelements MgO, B, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Zn; content N: P: K – 5: 50: 20, microelements MgO, B, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Zn) are applied 3 times during the vegetation, between the phases start to of branching to bloom of the 2nd stage branches. The results show a positive influence of the leaf fertilization on the production and the surface of the formed leaf. The applied technology gives the possibilities to realize more than 4 tonesfresh herba from hectare.

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