Examination of Some Parameters for Ecological Growth of Maize in Pelic Vertisol

  • I. StoimenovaEmail author
  • E. Djonova
  • A. Taleva
  • N. Kaloyanova
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The increases in doses of nitrogen fertilization decreased the depressing effect of the used herbicides and stimulated their biological degradation. The bacteria, microscopic fungi and cellulose decomposing microorganisms took part in the biological herbicide degradation process during the first days of application of herbicides, whereas the actinomicetes and microbes, utilizing nitrogen, took part at the later phases of the process. The observed soil chemical changes and the ratio between the main groups of soil microorganisms had a temporary effect and did not influence negatively the maize development.


Fertilization Nitrogen Maize 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Stoimenova
    • 1
    Email author
  • E. Djonova
    • 2
  • A. Taleva
    • 2
  • N. Kaloyanova
    • 2
  1. 1.N. Poushkarov Institute of Soil ScienceSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Department of Soil MicrobiologyN. Poushkarov Institute of Soil ScienceSofiaBulgaria

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