Effect of Pro.Sol and Folicist on some vegetative growth Characters of Olive transplants (Olea europaea L.) cvs. Sorany and Picual (a)

Azad A. Mayi1 ,Gulala M. A. Saeed2

1-Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Duhok
2- Department of Horticulture, Agriculture Technical College of Halabja, Sulaimani Polytechnic University

This study was carried out during the growing season (2014) in Bakrajo Nursery
Station/ Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region-Iraq. Uniform and healthy olive Olea europaea
L.) cvs. Sorany and Picual transplants of (2) years old were used. Transplants were
grown in pots each of (5 kg) weight, to investigate the effect of three Folicist
concentrations (0, 60 and 120 mg.L-1, three concentrations of Pro-Sol (0,100 and
200mg.L-1) and their interactions on vegetative growth of Olive cvs. Sorany and
Picual transplants. The results showed that as follow: Foliar sprays of Folicist
significantly dominated over Pro.Sol at all vegetative growth characters, except plant
height, lateral shoot lengths. Picual cv. significantly dominated over cv. Sorany at all
vegetative growth characters, except laterals future fertilization requirements,
shoot length and leaf number/shoot. The interactions between Pro-Sol, Folicist and
cv. Sorany affected significantly on most of the vegetative growth characteriste.
While, Pro.Sol, Folicist and cv. Picual interaction increased stem diameter.

Key Words: Pro.Sol, Folicist, Olive cultivar, Vegetative growth characters


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