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Francisco Mena Volker

Francisco Mena Volker
GARDIAZABAL Y MENA

Magister in Citrus

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Aims Assess the influence of different groundcover management systems on erosion and runoff processes associated with extremely steep hillside avocado (Persea americana Mill) orchards, in a Mediterranean climate with high rainfall variability. Methods We compared several groundcover management systems at a steep hillside avocado planting in a three...
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The effect of groundcover management systems on root demography and distribution of newly planted avocado (Persea americana Mill) trees was examined using minirhizotron techniques. We evaluated three groundcover systems: (1) bare soil (BS), pre- and post-emergence herbicides; (2) vegetation strip (VS), post-emergence herbicide applied in a 1-m wide...
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El presente trabajo se llevó a cabo en la localidad de Llay-Llay durante 4 años (2001-2002 a 2004-2005), en paltos plantados en ladera de cerro en diciembre de 1997, con la finalidad de determinar si un programa de fertilización que incluye aportes de N, P, K, Ca, Mg, B y Zn mediante fertilizantes solubles, versus un programa tradicional de fertili...
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SUMMARY During the past years the Chilean Avocado Industry has shown significant growth. Some reports mention that more than 2,500 hectares per year have been planted in some of the recent years. This growth has made Chilean growers face a new challenge; maintain profitability in a difficult market situation. Growers have adopted different strategi...

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