FOLIAR ZINC APPLICATION AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CONTENT OF SELECTED BIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES IN BROCCOLI (BRASSICA OLERACEA L. VAR. ITALICA PLENCK)
Published: 6 Jun 2016
Abstract: The impact of foliar zinc application on the chlorophyll, carotenoid and vitamin C content was studied. The small-plot field experiment with broccoli was established in the area of Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra in 2015. The zinc was applied by in the form of Zinkuran SC fertilizer at two treatments (0,75 l.ha-1 and 1,5 l.ha-1). The foliar application of Zn fertilizer solution in two concentrations was applied 6 weeks after broccoli planting. The increasing Zn dose was expressed by higher content of all determined bioactive substances in broccoli florets.
Keywords: broccoli, zinc, chlorophyll, carotenoids, vitamin c
Cite this article: Miroslav Šlosár, Ivana Mezeyová, Alžbeta Hegedűsová. FOLIAR ZINC APPLICATION AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CONTENT OF SELECTED BIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES IN BROCCOLI (BRASSICA OLERACEA L. VAR. ITALICA PLENCK). Journal of International Scientific Publications: Agriculture & Food 4, 28-35 (2016). https://www.scientific-publications.net/en/article/1001019/
Download full text
Back to the contents of the volume
© 2020 The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. This permission does not cover any third party copyrighted material which may appear in the work requested.