Alternative Crops and Cropping Systems by Petr Konvalina

By Petr Konvalina

Replacement vegetation and cropping platforms have significance in entire agricultural area. because the identify indicates, it's another which could at the moment characterize just a small financial significance. nonetheless, in a few components pose a brand new revolutionary course, which has the aptitude to extend sooner or later. The target was once to jot down a e-book the place as many various present stories as attainable should be awarded in one quantity, making it effortless for the reader to match equipment, effects and conclusions. for that reason, experiences from international locations corresponding to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Poland, The Czech Republic, Mexico and Japan were compiled into one e-book. i feel that the chance to check effects and conclusions from assorted nations and continents will create a brand new point of view in substitute vegetation and cropping structures. i am hoping that our ebook can assist researchers and scholars worldwide to achieve new and engaging leads to the sphere of different vegetation and cropping structures.

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Most of the metric tons of seaweed are used as nutrient supplement or biostimulant/biofertil‐ izer to increase plant growth and yield. Studies have revealed a wide range of beneficial effects of seaweed extract applications on agronomic plantation; helping to improve agriculture practices as seed germination, performance yield and decrease stress, and upgrade postharvest shelf-life of unpreserved products [11]. Seaweed components such as macroelement and microelement nutrients, amino acids, vitamins, cytokinins, auxins, and abscisic acid (ABA)— such as growth substances affect cellular metabolism in treated plants leading to enhanced growth and crop yield [15–17], but many of the action modes or biochemical pathways activated are unknown or barely elucidated [11].

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