Journal of Innovative Agriculture, Volume 8, Issue 3 : 1-3. Doi : 10.37446/jinagri/mra/8.3.2021.1-3
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OPEN ACCESS | Published on : 30-Sep-2021

Foliar application of micronutrients on gladiolus plants

  • Nadeem Khan
  • Department of Horticulture, University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • Asif Iqbal
  • State Key Laboratory of Cotton Biology, Cotton Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Anyang, China.

Abstract

Growth, quality and yield of gladiolus plants are directly influenced by foliar application of micronutrients and play important role in changing vegetative and reproductive characters. Foliar application reduces the nutrient use efficiency and environmental pollution. During the development of bud stage, application of micronutrients combination performs better and a significant characteristic of nutrients improves the quality, shelf life of flowers and corm production. Keeping this in observation, micronutrients on the growth, quality and yield of gladiolus plant are study and reviewed in this paper.Growth, quality and yield of gladiolus plants are directly influenced by foliar application of micronutrients and play important role in changing vegetative and reproductive characters. Foliar application reduces the nutrient use efficiency and environmental pollution. During the development of bud stage, application of micronutrients combination performs better and a significant characteristic of nutrients improves the quality, shelf life of flowers and corm production. Keeping this in observation, micronutrients on the growth, quality and yield of gladiolus plant are study and reviewed in this paper.

Keywords

gladiolus, micronutrients, growth, quality, yield

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