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Diagnosing nutrient deficiency

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A systematic approach is required in diagnosing nutrient deficiency based on visual symptoms for the following reasons: 1 Nutrient deficiency symptoms are often misdiagnosed as disease caused by pathogens. 2 Diagnosis may be complicated when: There is more than one nutrient deficiency There is simultaneous deficiency of one nutrient and simultaneous toxicity of another nutrient […]

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Fertilizer recommendations based on MOET analysis and target yields

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Proper management of nutrients improves crop growth and yield. It means giving the right kind and amount of nutrients at the right time. Rice plants grow and respond better to fertilizer when there is more sunlight. Option 1 Fertilizer recommendations (bag per hectare) per yield target per season if solophos (0-18-0) is the source of […]

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Functions of nutritional elements in rice

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Nitrogen Gives green appearance to plant parts Promotes rapid growth or increased height and tiller number Increases size of leaves and grains, number of spikelets, and protein content in the grains Phosphorus Stimulates root development Promotes earlier flowering and ripening, particularly under cool climate Encourages more active tillering Promotes good grain development and gives higher […]

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How to collect soil samples

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Proper collection of soil samples is extremely important. The correct interpretation of the soil test can be made only when the samples are truly representative of the soil conditions in the field. Sampling Sampling is easy when the soil is moist. However, sampling may also be done when the soil is dry or is naturally […]

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Minus One Element Technique (MOET)

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What is Minus One Element Technique (MOET) test? MOET is a reliable technique that determines soil nutrient deficiencies in actual field conditions. MOET is based on the law of minimum, which states that the level of plant production cannot be no greater than that allowed by the most limiting of the essential plant growth factors. […]

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Nutrient deficiency symptoms

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1. Older leaves are affected first; plants are stunted with poor tillering
A. Narrow, erect leaves
Nitrogen (N) deficient – Leaves are short, yellowish green or light green; whole field appears yellowish and older leaves
become light straw-colored as they age and die, plants mature early …

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Nutrient functions and deficiency symptoms

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Nitrogen (N) Promotes rapid growth (plant height and tiller number) and increased leaf size, spikelet number per panicle, percentage filled spikelets in each panicle, and grain protein content N deficiency occurs at critical growth stages: tillering and panicle initiation Deficiency symptoms plants are stunted and yellowish reduced tiller number small, narrow; erect leaves turn yellowish-red […]

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Use of Indigo as green manure

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Indigo (Indigofera tinctoria L.), locally known as tayum, is a shrubby legume that was initially introduced in the Philippines as a source of dye but was adopted by farmers as green manure (GM). How to Produce the Planting Materials 1. Place the seeds in a sack and soak it in tap water for at least […]

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Using the Leaf Color Chart (LCC)

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LCC is a cheap, fast, and handy field instrument to measure green color intensity of leaf, which is related to the plants nitrogen content. Yellowish green (No. 2 in the LCC) represents the lowest nitrogen concentration and dark green (No. 5) as the highest. Remember: Take the first LCC reading at 14 days after transplanting […]

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Paggamit ng Leaf Color Chart

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Ang Leaf color chart (LCC) ay mura at magaan na instrumento para masukat ang antas ng pagkaberde ng kulay ng dahon na may kaugnayan sa taglay nitong nitroheno. Mga Benepisyo 1. Mura, madaling gamitin, at magaan dalhin 2. Mapapataas ang ani dahil malalaman ang tamang panahon ng paglalagay ng nitrohenong pataba 3. Makatitipid ng hanggang […]

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