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The influence of nutrient solutions on growth, seed production and seed quality of broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica Plenck)
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Little is known about the nutrient requirements of broccoli grown for seed production. During 2006 and 2007 broccoli were grown for seed production in sand bags in a net structure, using a drain to waste ...
Effects of pruning and nutrition on growth and yield of hydroponic tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill)
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The potential importance of soilless production, particularly in tomatoes, in an increasingly water scarce South Africa prompts a need for research under local conditions. In soilless production systems ...
Cultivation aspects of hydroponic cut tulip (Tulipa gesneriana) production in South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Tulip cut flowers are considered speciality flowers, but are cultivated on a limited scale in South Africa. Published research done on the cultivation aspects of Tulipa spp. in warm climates is sparse and ...
The effect of Phosphorus on the growth, plant mineral content and essential oil composition of Buchu (Agathosma betulina)
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
An increase in the demand of buchu (Agathosma betulina) oil has lead to an increase in the commercial cultivation of buchu in fields and also in hydroponic systems. A nutrient solution for hydroponically grown buchu is ...