African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6859

Full Length Research Paper

Foliar diagnosis in Phalaenopsis orchid plants subjected to application of nitrogen

Cibele Mantovani*
  • Cibele Mantovani*
  • Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences - FCAV, Universidade Estadual Paulista - UNESP, 14884-900, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil.
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Renato de Mello Prado
  • Renato de Mello Prado
  • Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences - FCAV, Universidade Estadual Paulista - UNESP, 14884-900, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil.
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Kathia Fernandes Lopes Pivetta
  • Kathia Fernandes Lopes Pivetta
  • Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences - FCAV, Universidade Estadual Paulista - UNESP, 14884-900, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 17 May 2015
  •  Accepted: 20 October 2015
  •  Published: 31 December 2015

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