Pre-harvest Application of Potassium and Iron Promotes Phenolic Acids and Anthocyanidin Accumulation and Boosts Antioxidant Capacity in Raisin Produced from ‘Red Sultana’ Grape (Vitis vinifera L.)

Rouhollah - Karimi; Seyed Mehdi Mirbagheri; Maryam Davtalab

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 315-328

  Raisins are good sources of bioactive compounds with beneficial effects on human health. Mineral nutrition is one of the main viticultural practices affecting grape and raisin phytochemical compositions. In this study, the effect of preharvest foliar application of potassium (K2SO4; 0, 1.5 and 3%) and ...  Read More

Nano-Chelated Nitrogen Fertilizer as a New Replacement for Urea to Improve Olive Oil Quality

Zohre Rohi Vishekaii; Ali Soleimani; Akbar Hasani; Mahmood Ghasemnezhad; Karamatollah Rezaei; Somaye Kalanaky

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 191-201

  Different sources of nitrogen fertilizers are being used in olive orchards, of which urea is widely used by olive growers. However, nano-chelated nitrogen (nano-N) is a newly found feature of the fertilizer with very little known information. In the current research, the impact of foliar spray of two ...  Read More

Yield, Leaf Mineral Content, and Quality Properties of Hayward kiwifruit as Influenced by Different Fertilization Methods

Tahereh Raiesi; Bijan Moradi; Javad Fatahi Moghadam

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 247-257

  Kiwifruit requires a high quantity of nutrients that must be supplied through fertilization to obtain an optimum yield on a sustainable basis. This research was conducted to evaluate different fertilization methods including broadcast application (as control), deep placement of the fertilizer and fertigation, ...  Read More