Nutritional status of Wonderful Pomegranate during the growing season
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Eurasian Journal of Biosciences, 2019 - Volume 13 Issue 2, pp. 1771-1776
  • Published Online: 10 Nov 2019
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Reference: Hamouda HA, El-Dahshouri MF, Shaaban SHA, El-Saady AM. Nutritional status of Wonderful Pomegranate during the growing season. Eurasia J Biosci. 2019;13(2), 1771-1776.

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Reference: Hamouda, H. A., M. F. El-Dahshouri, S. H. A. Shaaban, and A. M. El-Saady. "Nutritional status of Wonderful Pomegranate during the growing season". Eurasian Journal of Biosciences 2019 13 no. 2 (2019): 1771-1776.

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Reference: Hamouda, H. A., El-Dahshouri, M. F., Shaaban, S. H. A., and El-Saady, A. M. (2019). Nutritional status of Wonderful Pomegranate during the growing season. Eurasian Journal of Biosciences, 13(2), pp. 1771-1776.

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Abstract

This experiment was carried out during 2016 and 2017 seasons on pomegranate shrubs. The shrubs were grown at four years old in a private orchard under sandy soil conditions in the northwest of Giza Governorate, Egypt. Leaves samples were collecting monthly as well as flowers and fruits were also taken at flowering and harvest, respectively. The study aimed to investigate the nutritional status of the leaves during the growing season, moreover nutrient concentrations in flowers and fruits. The results showed that the mineral nutrient concentrations were varied according to mineral different, leaves sample time and plant parts. The results also referred that N, P and K concentrations in pomegranate leaves decline successively from each time to the next. This declination was much greater for N and K concentrations then for P. Meanwhile, Ca and Mg concentrations in leaf increased. Peak values for N, P, Mg, Zn and Cu concentrations in pomegranate leaves were noticed in March, but the peak of K was obtained at April, while the peak of Ca was observed in June. In addition, leaves micronutrients concentrations were sufficient except zinc. It was reduced in April to May also, October to November months. Nutrient concentrations of P, K, Fe, Zn and Cu in bisexual flowers were higher than male flowers. At the same time, N and Ca concentrations in male flowers were higher than bisexual flowers. Fruit peel and arils were rich content of nitrogen and potassium compared to other nutrients, followed by calcium and magnesium. Iron element was abundant in fruit peel but zinc element was plentiful in fruit arils.

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