EXTRA EARLY AND EARLY POTATO PRODUCTION IN OPEN FIELD AND TUNNEL WITH TRANSPARENT FOIL, IN THE HILLY PART OF TRANSYLVANIA

C. Topan, S. Vatca

Abstract


Even though it is considered a simple and cheap nutriment, the food of the poor and the plant of under-privileged areas, the potato benefits from a wide popularity, being considered, beside other crops, a revelation in the cultivation of plants, this becoming a basis nutriment for the whole earth population. It is being required more and more to produce as soon as possible great quantities of early potato for consumption, both for satisfying the supply needs of the market internally and for the export requests. The technology of cultivating extra-early and early potatoes comprises of specific elements, such as choosing and preparing the land, so as to ensure a more pronounced early emergence, choosing the soil and preparing the tubers before the planting, differently applying the attendance proceedings, protecting the in-field cultures with plastic foils.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/arspa.v83i3-4.9066



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