Articles by Author: M M Maboko

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  1. Effect of pruning on yield and quality of hydroponically grown cherry tomato (<em>Lycopersicon esculentum</em>)

    Effect of pruning on yield and quality of hydroponically grown cherry tomato (<em>Lycopersicon esculentum</em>)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The commercial importance of cherry tomatoes is continuously increasing in the South African retail market, with fruit size playing an important role. The effect of pruning on yield and quality of two cherry tomato cultivars (Naomi and Josefina) with an...
  2. Effect of plant spacing on growth and yield of lettuce (<em>Lactuca sativa</em> L.) in a soilless production system

    Effect of plant spacing on growth and yield of lettuce (<em>Lactuca sativa</em> L.) in a soilless production system

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Lettuce production in re-circulating hydroponic systems is done on a limited scale in South Africa with conflicting information on the recommended spacing for optimal yield and quality in such systems. The development and yield of four lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.)...
  3. Comparative performance of tomato cultivars cultivated in two hydroponic production systems

    Comparative performance of tomato cultivars cultivated in two hydroponic production systems

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Cultivar selection for different hydroponic production systems is an important management decision, potentially impacting the tomato grower’s profitability. Knowledge on the performance of tomato cultivars, in specific hydroponic systems (open-bag and closed system) under South African conditions, is still very...
  4. Yield and nutritional quality of different short-day onion cultivars as affected by nitrogen application

    Yield and nutritional quality of different short-day onion cultivars as affected by nitrogen application

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Onion is one of the most important vegetable crops in the world, cultivated and consumed for its flavour-enhancing and medicinal properties; hence, comprehensive understanding of crop responses to N application is of immense importance. To determine the effects of different...
  5. Yield of hydroponically grown tomato (<em>Solanum lycopersicon</em>) as affected by different particle sizes of sawdust

    Yield of hydroponically grown tomato (<em>Solanum lycopersicon</em>) as affected by different particle sizes of sawdust

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The particle size of a growing medium is one of the most important aspects in growing crops hydroponically. A study was conducted to determine the effect of particle size of sawdust as a substrate on tomato yield, in a non-temperature-controlled...