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  • 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.
  • McCall, Wade W; Nakagawa, Yukio (University of Hawaii, 1980-11)
    Mulch is used in the home garden to control weeds, conserve moisture, and reduce irrigation. Use of mulches also reduces soil temperature; prevents soil erosion; prevents vegetables from contacting the soil; which keeps ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1976-11)
    Short publication discussing the effects of noise pollution and ways to control noise. Includes a table giving the decibel levels of some common noise sources.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Each species of plant has a certain pH range for its optimum growth and yield. Some species make their growth in a relatively narrow pH range, while others will tolerate a much wider range. This short publication lists the ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1982-01)
    Planting is the culmination of planning and preparation for the home garden. It is the time when seeds and plants are placed in the garden to begin the production of vegetables for the family.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1982-01)
    Careful planning is the major key to success in vegetable gardening. It makes the most effective use of the available area, provides for a continual supply of fresh vegetables, saves time, and avoids disappointment. Planning ...
  • McCall, Wade W; Nakagawa, Yukio (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Gardening in Hawaii is a year-round activity, but it requires careful planning, preparation, and management to grow a good garden.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Salinity is a problem in some areas of Hawaii. Salinity is often induced in soils by the application of fertilizer, manures and other materials containing soluble salts. It is important to know plant tolerance to salts in ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Sewage sludge is the solid material removed from sewage during the sewage treatment process. It contains plant nutrients, organic matter, and microorganisms and, when properly used, is a satisfactory fertilizer material.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1981-03)
    Proper selection and preparation of the home garden site is an important key to successful production. To obtain high yields of good quality produce, plants require an adequate supply of plant nutrients, light, air, moisture, ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    An "ideal" soil for house plants is one that has adequate and lasting fertility, has good structure so that air and water penetrate readily, retains moisture, is free of weed seeds, insects and disease organisms, and has ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Roses have long been popular flowers for the home. They will grow well and produce beautiful flowers if given some upkeep and a few minutes care each week. Proper location, use of good soil, proper soil preparation and the ...
  • McCall, Wade W; Watanabe, Roger T (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Soils have many physical, chemical, and biological properties that determine their suitability for the growth of plants. Soil reaction, or pH, is one very important property that has great influence on the growth of soil ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Salinity is the presence of soluble salts in the soil. Soluble salts may be detrimental by increasing the salt concentration of the soil solution. High concentration of salts in the soil solution directly reduce plant growth.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    The basic resource for a successful home garden is the soil, which provides support, nutrients, air, and water for plant growth. If the soil is managed properly, high yields of high-quality vegetables can be expected.
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