The Influence of Effective Microorganisms on Microbes and Nutrients in Kiwifruit Planting Soil
AbstractTo understand the effects of effective microorganisms (EMs) containing multiple strains on microbes and nutrients in kiwifruit planting soil, EMs prepared with four different strains were added to kiwifruit planting soil monthly from April to August. The counts of bacteria, fungi, actinomycetes, and total microbes were determined. The pH, total nitrogen (TN), alkali-hydrolyzable nitrogen (A-N), organic matter (OM), available potassium (A-K), and available phosphorus (A-P) of the soil were measured. Results indicated that the counts of bacteria, fungi, actinomycetes, and total microbes reached 60.33 × 105, 4.00 × 105, 0.92 × 105, and 65.25 × 105 CFU/g, respectively, in August, all of which were higher than those of the control group (CK). The bacterial count of the experimental group (EG) was higher than that of the CK in August. The pH-values of the EG were always lower than those of the CK. In August, the TN content of the EG was 1.52 g/kg, which was higher than that of the CK (1.35 g/kg). A significant negative association between the actinomycetes count and TN (p < 0.05) was found. For A-N and OM, the content of the EG (A-N, 125.18 mg/kg; OM, 49.84 mg/kg) was roughly the same as that of the CK (A-N, 112.51 mg/kg; OM, 53.11 mg/kg) in August. However, the A-K and A-P contents of the EG (A-K, 145.25 mg/kg; A-P, 111.25 mg/kg) were lower than those of the CK (A-K, 182.52 mg/kg; A-P, 202.19 mg/kg) in August. Results show that application of EMs in kiwifruit planting soil can increase the counts of soil microbes and might promote the absorption of major nutrients for kiwifruit tree. View Full-Text
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Fan, L.; Zhou, X.; Li, Y.; Ji, L.; Wu, G.; Li, B.; Cheng, L.; Long, M.; Deng, W.; Zou, L. The Influence of Effective Microorganisms on Microbes and Nutrients in Kiwifruit Planting Soil. Appl. Sci. 2016, 6, 168.
Fan L, Zhou X, Li Y, Ji L, Wu G, Li B, Cheng L, Long M, Deng W, Zou L. The Influence of Effective Microorganisms on Microbes and Nutrients in Kiwifruit Planting Soil. Applied Sciences. 2016; 6(6):168.Chicago/Turabian Style
Fan, Liangqian; Zhou, Xi; Li, Yongsheng; Ji, Lin; Wu, Guoyan; Li, Bei; Cheng, Lin; Long, Mei; Deng, Wenwen; Zou, Likou. 2016. "The Influence of Effective Microorganisms on Microbes and Nutrients in Kiwifruit Planting Soil." Appl. Sci. 6, no. 6: 168.
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