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Banana root and soil health user’s manual: FR02023 Soil and root health for sustainable banana production.

Pattison, T. and Lindsay, S. (2006) Banana root and soil health user’s manual: FR02023 Soil and root health for sustainable banana production. Manual. Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland.

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Abstract

This manual identifies simple, practical tests to measure soil health and outlines the use of an on-farm testing kit to perform these tests. This testing is designed so that banana producers or agricultural consultants can asses or monitor the health of the soil inexpensively and without the need for a laboratory.

Item Type:Monograph (Manual)
Funders:Funding for the soil health project was provided through project number FR02025, jointly funded by the Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Water, Horticulture Australia Limited and Growcom.
Projects:PR06-2618
Additional Information:© The State of Queensland, Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries 2006.
Keywords:Banana; soil properities; soil health; soil testing; farm management practices.
Subjects:Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Culture of individual fruits or types of fruit > Bananas
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Soils. Soil science > Soil and crops. Soil-plant relationships. Soil productivity
Deposited On:20 Mar 2012 06:03
Last Modified:11 Oct 2017 03:58

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