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Title: Studia Universitatis Vasile Goldis, Seria Stiintele Vietii (Life Sciences Series)
Abbreviated title: Studia Univ. VG, SSV
Publisher: "Vasile Goldis" University Press
Owner: Western University "Vasile Goldis" Arad, Romania
ISSN: 1584-2363
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Nutritional aspects of organic apple growing in East Hungary Print E-mail
Written by Nagy P.T., Sipos M., Nyeki J., Szabo Z.   
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Article Title: Nutritional aspects of organic apple growing in East Hungary
Authors: Péter Tamás Nagy1*, Marianna Sipos1, József Nyéki2, Zoltán Szabó2
Affiliation: 1 Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, Centre of Agricultural and Applied Economic Sciences, University of Debrecen, Hungary
2 Institute for Extension and Development, Centre of Agricultural and Applied Economic Sciences, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Abstract
Nowadays, there is an increasing interest in environmental friendly growing systems and attention has also been paid to the environmental impacts of fertilizations. Most frequented environmentally-benign fruit production systems is the organic system. Numerous studies have published about phytotechnique and plant protection of organic growing but considerably less information is available about the soil, leaf nutrient status and fruit quality of organic apple orchards. In this study, the nutrient status of apple cultivars in organic production system was investigated to establish the nutritional conditions of ecological fruit growing. Soil, leaf and fruit analysis was used to realize the effect of this environmental sound production system on environment and fruit quality.
Keywords: organic growing, apple, nutritional management
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*Correspondence: Péter Tamás Nagy, University of Debrecen, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management, Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, Centre of Agricultural and Applied Economic Sciences, Debrecen,
Hungary, Tel. +36-(52)-508444, Fax. +36-(52)-413385, email: nagypt @agr.unideb.hu