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  • 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.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Starter solutions are dilute solutions of fertilizer applied to plants at time of transplanting. They are utilized to give higher survival rate and earlier renewed growth of these plants.
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1981-02)
    Soil contains many harmful organisms. One of these is weed seeds, which, when germinated, compete with garden plants for space, sunlight, and nutrients. Such competition weakens plants, making them more susceptible to ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Soils should be in good condition, both physically and chemically, to provide for optimum growth of plants. Many soils are unsuited for this purpose and need amending to improve these properties. Soil amendments are the ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Soils should be in good condition, both physically and chemically, to provide for good growth of plants. Many soils are unsuited for this purpose and should be amended to improve these properties. Soil amendments are the ...
  • McCall, Wade W (University of Hawaii, 1980-06)
    Roses are thirsty plants. They will perform vigorously only when their roots are supplied with adequate moisture. Although rose roots should be kept moist, the soil around them should not be saturated. Saturation excludes ...
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