General Home Garden Series, 1973 - 1987

 

The publications in this collection represent the historical publishing record of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and do not necessarily reflect current scientific knowledge or recommendations. Current information available from CTAHR may be found at http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu.

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  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Wherever animals are raised, manure accumulates. This becomes a surprising amount of material that must be disposed of each year. This manure contains primary (major) nutrients, secondary (minor) nutrients, and micronutrients ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Fertilizer materials presented in a table giving percentages and relative availability of major plant nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and other elements).
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Fertilizer materials presented in a table giving percentages and relative availability of plant micronutrients.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Organic fertilizer materials presented in a table giving percentages and relative availability of major plant nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and magnesium).
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Plants require support, nutrients, and moisture from the media in which they are grown. The cheapest medium for plants is soil. However, many soils are not ideal for growing plants and require adjusting to provide "ideal" ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1987-08)
    Green manure and cover crops are grown to supply additional organic matter and to protect the soil from erosion. Legumes are often preferred for the nitrogen they provide. This is a brief, general guide to using these crops ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1987-08)
    This brief publication provides an introduction to its subject for Hawaii gardeners and farmers. Tables list plants, both legumes and nonlegumes, suitable for the various purposes described.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1986-11)
    Hawaii is at the northern edge of the tropics, where the prevailing winds are the northeasterly trades. These winds are generally 8 to 20 miles per hour, but gusts up to 40 miles per hour or more may occur. These trade ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1986-06)
    Water is essential for plant growth. It supplies the hydrogen and oxygen needed for carbohydrate formation in the plant. It also moves mineral nutrients from the soil into the plant and then to the part of the plant ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1982-11)
    Most seeds contain the necessary nutrients for germination and seedling growth until they emerge into the light and can manufacture their own food. Then the plants must absorb mineral nutrients from the soil or other ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    The value of manure as a source of plant nutrients has long been recognized, and poultry manure is a concentrated plant food containing two to three times as much nitrogen, three to five times as much phosphorus, and about ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Fertilizers are materials added to the soil for the purpose of supplying the needed plant nutrients. Fertilizer materials are those used to supply nutrients in manufactured or mixed fertilizers or for direct application ...
  • McCall, Wade W; Nakagawa, Yukio (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Home gardening in Hawaii requires good management for good yields, and that requires adequate organic matter in the soil, conservation of moisture, removal of waste products, and good physical condition of the soil. All ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1982-07)
    Apartment and condominium dwellers with even the smallest balcony can, with containers, grow a good selection of vegetables. Every inch of space may be utilized. Vegetables thrive in containers and attractive vegetable ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Roses need an adequate supply of plant nutrients to produce good growth and beautiful flowers. In addition to the foliage and flowers, other benefits result from a suitable fertilizer program. A vigorous healthy rose ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Plants require certain nutrients to grow properly, and if any of these nutrients are lacking in the soil, they must be added through the use of fertilizers. The fertilizer may be natural, synthetic, organic, inorganic or ...
  • McCall, Wade W; Chia, C L (University of Hawaii, 1986-11)
    This brief article provides general fertilizer recommendations for banana, papaya, and some woody tree fruits.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Fertilizers are applied to supplement the soil's capacity to supply plant nutrients. For more efficient use of applied fertilizers, the pH of the soil should be satisfactory for the crop, there should be adequate organic ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Plants require 16 nutrients for their growth and development. Three of these, carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, are obtained from the atmosphere and from soil water. If proper conditions of aeration and moisture are maintained ...
  • Leonhardt, Kenneth W; McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1982-11)
    This briefly describes hydroponic cultivation methods, including plants that can be grown and formulas for nutrient solutions.

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