Agriculture

Effect of Rock Phosphate on Chemical Properties and Phosphorous Release from Incubated Citrus Waste Compost

Citrus waste having acidic reaction may have additional advantage over other organic residues as compost materials in alkaline calcareous soil but the process of its composting is very slow. In this study an attempt was made to access the release of P from RP added citrus waste during 180 of incubation and its effect on pH and EC of the composting media.

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Agriculture

Effect of Using Plant Extracts with Coating Materials on Physicochemical Quality of Tomato Fruit (Solanum Lycopersicum L.) Stored at Ambient Temperature

Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) is one of the most widely consumed fresh vegetables in the world. Tomato, being a very nutritious and health protective food, is highly perishable in nature. Its sensitivity to postharvest diseases and physical injury limits its successful marketing. Therefore, postharvest losses in tomato are a serious problem because of rapid deterioration during handling, transport and storage.

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