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Effects of Effective Microorganisms on Yield and Quality of Vegetable Cabbage Comparatively to Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizers



Kwizera Chantal, Shao Xiaohou, Wang Weimu and Basil T. Iro Ong`or
 
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The misuse and excessive use of fertilizers resulted in the loss of soil sustainability and a declined productivity, have increased the need of use of Effective Microorganisms Technology (EM) as an alternative to such practices to meet the future nutritional requirements of the people. This study aimed at appraising the effects of EM on Leaf Area (LA) and Photosynthesis (PH) of vegetable cabbage comparatively to Nitrogen (N) and Phosphorus (P) fertilizers. Results showed an increased leaf area for treatments with EM, while others demonstrated its reduction. Significant among treatments was recorded with p<0.05. Likewise, EM has improved photosynthesis. This suggested that EM improve plant yield and quality, resulting in a fulfillment of a sustainable agriculture.

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Kwizera Chantal, Shao Xiaohou, Wang Weimu and Basil T. Iro Ong`or, 2010. Effects of Effective Microorganisms on Yield and Quality of Vegetable Cabbage Comparatively to Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizers. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 9: 1039-1042.

DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2010.1039.1042

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjn.2010.1039.1042

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