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Phosphorous balance on Costa Rican dairy farms
Balance de fósforo en fincas para la producción de leche en siete cantones de la región Huetar Norte y egión Central de Costa Rica
The objective was to quantify P use in 11 dairy farms located in the provinces of San Jose, Cartago and Alajuela. Data such as feed purchases, milk sales, purchase and removal of animals between January and December 2010 ...
Soil enzyme activity -Dehidrogenase, ß-glucosidase, Phosphatase and Urease- under different crops
Actividad enzimática del suelo -Deshidrogenasa, β-Glucosidasa, Fosfatasa y Ureasa- bajo diferentes cultivos
The activity of 4 soil enzymes in farms under different agronomic managements and in different soil types was analyzed. The enzymes tested were phosphatase, β-glucosidase, dehydrogenase and urease. Soil samples were taken ...
Foliar nutrient concentration in teak plantations at the Panama Canal watershed
Concentración foliar de nutrimentos en plantaciones de teca en la cuenca del Canal de Panamá
Foliar concentration of macro- and micronutrients in teak plantations at the Panama Canal Watershed was measured on sites classed as high, medium, and low in growth (volume.ha -1 ). For the same purpose, plantations where ...
Molecular characterization using rep-PCR of native isolates of Bacillus thuringiensis, obtained from soil samples
Caracterización molecular mediante rep-PCR de aislados nativos de Bacillus thuringiensis, obtenidos de muestras de suelo
Bacillus thuringiensis is a Gram-positive bacteria forming spores, which produces parasporal crystals of a proteic nature, toxic against various orders of insects and biodegradable and harmless to other species. This ...
Characterization of visual symptoms of nutritional deficiencies in oak seedlings
Caracterización de los síntomas visuales de deficiencias nutricionales de plántulas del roble andino en invernadero
The identification of visual symptoms of deficien- cies is a widely used method in the diagnosis of nutritional problems in agricultural and forestry production. The aim of this study was to charac- terize visual symptoms ...
Supplementation with organic selenium and its effect on productive and reproductive performance in grazing dairy cows in Costa Rica
Evaluación de la suplementación con selenio orgánico y su efecto sobre el desempeño productivo y reproductivo de vacas lecheras en pastoreo en Costa Rica
The objective was to evaluate the effect of supplementation with selenized yeast, derived from a specific strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCM I-3060), on productive and reproductive performance and on selenium ...