Biology and Life Sciences

Biology and Life Sciences

DETERMINATION OF THE GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF MORINGA OLEIFERA UNDER COMPOST APPLICATION

Pages: 12  ,  Volume: 32  ,  Issue: 1 , July   2019
Received: 18 Jul 2019  ,  Published: 24 July 2019
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1 Fatima Algunaid Hassan

Abstract

The research  carry out to evaluate the effect of compost made from the household waste on the growth performance of Moringa oleifera as a means to reduce the quantity of organic waste produced from the household, to boost plant production and to provide an alternative means of obtaining fertilizer to small farmer (and even large farmers).The study showed that compost application can increase soil fertility and enhances plant growth performance. The experiment was carried out on three different compost applications that correspond to low-income, middle income, and high-income households. The research inferred that compost made from the low income household showed better nutrients contents than the remaining ones and performed better in the growth of Moringa oleifera. However all composts applied showed better content of nutrients and better performance of plants growth than the soil used without compost application.

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