EFFECT OF DIFFERENT SUBSTRATES ON YIELD AND FRUIT QUALITY OF TOMATO GROWN IN SOILLESS CULTURE

Słowa kluczowe: Soilless culture, Solanum lycopersicum, rock wool, perlite, coconut fiber, yield and quality

Streszczenie:

Purpose of this study was to examine plant growth, yield, and fruit quality responses of tomato cultivar "Delgado F1" grown in different soilless culture substrates, such as perlite, rock wool, and coconut fiber, under greenhouse conditions. Horizontal bag culture was used as a growing system. The yield, plant biomass, leaf, height, width, fruit taste, aroma, acidity, water-soluble solids content (TSS) and lycopene content were measured. According to the results, the best fruit quality was determined for the coconut fiber media, while the highest total yield was obtained for the perlite media.

Cytowanie:

Kılıç P., Erdal I., Aktas H. 2018. EFFECT OF DIFFERENT SUBSTRATES ON YIELD AND FRUIT QUALITY OF TOMATO GROWN IN SOILLESS CULTURE. Infrastruktura i Ekologia Terenów Wiejskich. Nr 2018/ II (1)