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Effect of applying different rates of slow - disintegrating fertilizer on the quality of marigold (Tagetes patula L.) and scarlet sage seedlings (Salvia splendens L.)

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Author(s): Vujošević Ana | Lakić Nada | Beatović Damir | Jelačić Slavica

Journal: Journal of Agricultural Sciences
ISSN 1450-8109

Volume: 52;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 105;
Date: 2007;
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Keywords: slow disintegrating fertilizer | marigold | scarlet sage | seedlings

ABSTRACT
The paper investigates the effect of applying different rate of slow disintegrating fertilizer Scotts (Osmocot Exact) with the formula 15:9:9:MgO+Me to the quality of seedlings of marigold and scarlet sage. The marigold and scarlet sage seedlings were grown in poly-propylene containers (speedling system) and poly-propylene pots (pot system). Slow disintegrating fertilizer rate have been applied to the seedlings in the course of their growing (0, 1, 2, 3, i 4 g/l). The obtained data show that the 4g/l substrate rate of slow disintegrating fertilizer has significant effects on the studied parameters of seedlings quality of studied species.
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