The role of biofertilizers in improving vegetative growth, yield and fruit quality of apple Abd El-Gleel Mosa W., Sas Paszt L., Frąc M., Trzciński P., Treder W., Klamkowski K. (2018): The role of biofertilizers in improving vegetative growth, yield and fruit quality of apple. Hort. Sci. (Prague), 45: 173-180.
download PDF

Apple trees which grafted on M.M. 106 stocks were planted at the beginning of spring 2014 in pots at the Research Institute of Horticulture in Skierniewice, Poland. The used treatments in the experiment were: NPK fertilization and bioproducts: Fertigo (Manure), Micosat, Humus UP, Humus Active + Aktywit PM, BioFeed Quality, BioFeed Amin, Vinassa, Florovit Natura and Florovit Eko. In the spring, these treatments were applied to apple trees alone or enriched with Pantoea sp., Pseudomonas fluorescens, Klebsiella oxytoca and Rhizobium sp. bacterial strains. Growth, yield and fruit quality parameters were evaluated. The results revealed that photosynthetic rate was greatly improved by the addition of bacteria to Fertigo (Manure), Micosat, Humus UP and Humus Active + Aktywit PM as compared to NPK. Tree trunk thickness was significantly enhanced with Vinassa, Florovit Natura and Florovit Eko enriched with bacteria. The application of bacterial strains increased the effectiveness of Fertigo (Manure), Humus UP, Humus Active + Aktywit PM, Biofeed Amin and Yeast in increasing significantly number and weight of fruits as compared to NPK. 

Abdel-Nasser G., Harhash M.M. (2002): The effect of organic manure in combination with elemental sulfur on soil physical and chemical characters, yield, fruit quality, leaf water contents and nutritional status contents and nutritional status of Flame seedless grapevines. 1 – Soil physical and chemical characteristics. Journal of Agricultural Science, Mansoura University, Egypt, 25: 3541– 3558.
Arsenault J.-L., Poulcur S., Messier C., Guay R. (1995): WinRHIZOTM, a root-measuring system with a unique overlap correction method. HortScience, 30: 906.
Chen J. (2006): The combined use of chemical and organic fertilizers and/or biofertilizer for crop growth and soil fertility. In: International workshop on sustained management of the soil rhizosphere system for efficient crop production and fertilizer use, Bangkok: 1–11.
Corte Laura, Dell'Abate Maria Teresa, Magini Alessandro, Migliore Melania, Felici Barbara, Roscini Luca, Sardella Roccaldo, Tancini Brunella, Emiliani Carla, Cardinali Gianluigi, Benedetti Anna (2014): Assessment of safety and efficiency of nitrogen organic fertilizers from animal-based protein hydrolysates-a laboratory multidisciplinary approach. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 94, 235-245
Game B.C., Navale A.M. (2006): Effect of VAM inoculation on nitrogen and phosphorus uptake by custard-apple seedlings. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, 2: 354–355.
Grzyb Zygmunt S., Piotrowski Wojciech, Bielicki Paweł, Sas Paszt Lidia (2012): Quality of Apple Maidens as Influenced by the Frequency of Application of Different Fertilizers in the Organic Nursery − Preliminary Results. Journal of Fruit and Ornamental Plant Research, 20, 41-49
Grzyb S.Z., Sas Paszt L., Piotrowski W., Malusa E. (2015): The influence of mycorrhizal fungi on the growth of apple and sour cherry maidens fertilized with different bioproducts in the organic nursery. Journal of Life Sciences, 9: 221–228.
Karakurt H., Aslantas R. (2010): Effects of some plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) strains on plant growth and leaf nutrient content of apple. Journal of Fruit and Ornamental Plant Research, 18: 101–110.
Kuwada K., Kuramoto M., Utamura M., Matsushita I., Shibata Y., Ishii T. (2005): Effect of Mannitol from Laminaria japonica, other Sugar Alcohols, and Marine Alga Polysaccharides on in vitro Hyphal Growth of Gigaspora margarita and Root Colonization of Trifoliate Orange. Plant and Soil, 276, 279-286
Mansour A.E.M., Ahmed F.F., Abdelaal A.M.K., Eissa R.A.R., Fouad A.A. (2011): Selecting the best method and dose of yeast for “Kelsey” plum trees. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 7: 1218–1221.
Mosa W.F.A.E-G, Paszt L.S., Frąc M., Trzciński P., Przybył M., Treder W., Klamkowski K. (2016): The influence of biofertilization on the growth, yield and fruit quality of cv. Topaz apple trees. Horticultural Science, 43, 105-111
Nardi Serenella, Pizzeghello Diego, Muscolo Adele, Vianello Angelo (2002): Physiological effects of humic substances on higher plants. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 34, 1527-1536
Ojha S., Chakraborty M.R., Dutta S., Chatterjee N.C. (2008): Influence of VAM on nutrient uptake and growth of custard-apple. Asian Journal of Experimental Sciences, 22: 221–224.
Regvar Marjana, Vogel-Mikuš Katarina, Ševerkar Tanja (2003): Effect of AMF inoculum from field isolates on the yield of green pepper, parsley, carrot, and tomato. Folia Geobotanica, 38, 223-234
RIVERACRUZ M, TRUJILLONARCIA A, CORDOVABALLONA G, KOHLER J, CARAVACA F, ROLDAN A (2008): Poultry manure and banana waste are effective biofertilizer carriers for promoting plant growth and soil sustainability in banana crops. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 40, 3092-3095
Sagervanshi A., Priyanka K., Anju N., Ashwani K. (2012): Isolation and characterization of phosphate solubilizing bacteria from agriculture soil. International Journal of Life Science and Pharma Research, 23: 256–266.
Paszt Lidia Sas, Malusá Eligio, Sumorok Beata, Canfora Loredana, Derkowska Edyta, Głuszek Sławomir (2015): The Influence of Bioproducts on Mycorrhizal Occurrence and Diversity in the Rhizosphere of Strawberry Plants under Controlled Conditions. Advances in Microbiology, 05, 40-53
Shamseldin A., El-Sheikh M.H., Hassan H.S.A., Kabeil S.S. (2010): Microbial bio-fertilization approaches to improve yield and quality of washington navel orange and reducing the survival of nematode in the soil. Journal of American Science, 6: 264–271.
download PDF

© 2022 Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences | Prohlášení o přístupnosti