Effects of Foliar Applied Fertilizers on Yield and Quality of Late Spring Cantaloupes and Honeydews

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Title:
Effects of Foliar Applied Fertilizers on Yield and Quality of Late Spring Cantaloupes and Honeydews
Author:
Rethwisch, Michael D.; Perez, Rogellio; Morrison, Steven; Parker, Larry; Juan, Julio
Issue Date:
Dec-2005
Publisher:
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Journal:
Vegetable Report
Abstract:
A number of foliar fertilizers were evaluated for their effects on yield and quality of both cantaloupes and honeydews. None of the treatments or treatment combinations resulted in statistical increases or decreases for numbers of cantaloupes or honeydews when compared with the untreated check. A highly significant increase of one treatment regimen (which contained calcium) was noted for cantaloupe weights when compared with the untreated check. Statistical differences were not noted for honeydew weights for this treatment although it also resulted in highest calculated weights of honeydew/area of treatments evaluated. All treatments resulted in numerically higher brix for cantaloupes than the untreated check, thought to be a response to pounds of melons/unit area as the untreated check had the least cantaloupe weight. No differences were noted for cantaloupe seed cavity diameters.
Keywords:
Agriculture -- Arizona; Vegetables -- Arizona; Vegetables -- Crop production
Series/Report no.:
Series P-144; AZ1382

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dc.titleEffects of Foliar Applied Fertilizers on Yield and Quality of Late Spring Cantaloupes and Honeydewsen_US
dc.contributor.authorRethwisch, Michael D.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPerez, Rogellioen_US
dc.contributor.authorMorrison, Stevenen_US
dc.contributor.authorParker, Larryen_US
dc.contributor.authorJuan, Julioen_US
dc.date.issued2005-12-
dc.publisherCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)en_US
dc.identifier.journalVegetable Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractA number of foliar fertilizers were evaluated for their effects on yield and quality of both cantaloupes and honeydews. None of the treatments or treatment combinations resulted in statistical increases or decreases for numbers of cantaloupes or honeydews when compared with the untreated check. A highly significant increase of one treatment regimen (which contained calcium) was noted for cantaloupe weights when compared with the untreated check. Statistical differences were not noted for honeydew weights for this treatment although it also resulted in highest calculated weights of honeydew/area of treatments evaluated. All treatments resulted in numerically higher brix for cantaloupes than the untreated check, thought to be a response to pounds of melons/unit area as the untreated check had the least cantaloupe weight. No differences were noted for cantaloupe seed cavity diameters.en_US
dc.subjectAgriculture -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectVegetables -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectVegetables -- Crop productionen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/215012-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSeries P-144en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAZ1382en_US
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