Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/89933
Type of publication: Tezės kituose recenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Theses in other peer-reviewed publications (T1e)
Field of Science: Agronomija / Agronomy (A001)
Author(s): Žebrauskienė, Audronė
Title: Mulching effect on yield and quality of asparagus (Asparagus officinalis L.)
Is part of: Long-term Agroecosystem Sustainability: Links between Carbon Sequestration in Soils, Food Security and Climate Change : International scientific conference : AgroEco2016 : Programme and abstracts. Akademija, 2016
Extent: p. 86-86
Date: 2016
Keywords: Asparagus;Mulching;Spears productivity;Chemical composition
ISBN: 978-609-449-104-7
Abstract: Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis L.) is very valuable vegetable, which becomes more and more popular in Lithuania and produces good yield in our climatic conditions. Young asparagus spears give yield in early spring when choice of fresh vegetables is not wide. However, Lithuania still has not researched sufficiently effect of environment and growing conditions on yield and quality of asparagus. Asparagus is not frost resistant, especially in spring when some part of yield is lost sometimes. It is supposed that mulching of plants may advance yield of spears and to preserve productivity. The research is carried out in order to find out what effect the peat mulch has on the earliness, extent and quality of asparagus yield. The research of asparagus mulching has been performed in the Nursery of the Faculty of Agronomy of ASU and the chemical composition of spears was determined in the Laboratory of Quality of Plant Raw Materials in 2013-2014. The asparagus of the varieties Gijnlim and Avalim have been researched: without mulch; with autumn 5 cm mulch, and with spring 5 cm mulch. Productivity of spears was calculated and the chemical composition was determined after harvesting
Internet: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/89933
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Žemės ūkio akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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