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Effect of different concentrations of zeolite incorporating into Kenaf core fibre on growth and flowering of Marigold

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Bilal Adil Mohammed, Adzemi Mat Arshad

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Int. J. Agron. Agri. Res.11( 2), 54-59, August 2017


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The objective of this research was to determine the effect of different concentrations of zeolite incorporating into Kenaf Core Fibre on growth and flowering of Marigold. The study was conducted with five concentrations of zeolite 0, 10, 20, 30 and 40g/L into growing media KCF using marigold plant at Taman Pertanian, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. The experiment was conducted using randomized complete block design (RCBD) with four replications. Each plot consists of 6 plants. The data were analyzed using SAS software (Ver. 9.1) (SAS institute, Inc., Cary, MC, USA). The treatments means were compared by using DMRT at p<0.05 level of probability. The results showed that different concentration of zeolite incorporating into KCF significantly affected the growth of marigold plant. The growth and flowering on concentrations of 30 and 40g/L had the fastest and greatest growth rate and could probably be used for a successful production of horticultural crops.


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