THE IMPACT OF STICKCHUT AND GROPLANOFIX ON VEGETATIVE GROWTH , YIELD AND FRUIT QUALITY OF FIG TREE CV. ASWOD DIALA
Authors: Abbas Mohsin Salman Al-Hameedawi ; Wasan Hamza Mezial AL-Shemmeryi
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This study was conducted during the growing season of 2015 in a private orchard at AL-Abbasyia , Najaf Governorate on the local fig cv. Aswod Diala . The trees were spraying with Stickchut at concentrations of ( 2 and 4% ) and Groplanofix at conc. of ( 3oo and 4oo mg/L ) in single way or incombination at 15 march and 15 May,2015 . Results showed that spraying Stickchut and Groplanofix treatments and their interactions caused a significant increase percentage of leaf moisture , leaf area , shoot length, length of fruit, diameter of fruit , weight of fruit, fruit firmness , percentage humidity of fruits , total yield , and decrease in fruit drops , percentage of fruit cracking , total soluble sold , acidity and Vitamin C of fruits compared with control treatment . There was significant differences between above mentioned treatments . Groplanofix was more effective than Stickchut in that respect , but the combination of Groplanofix and Stickchut gave the best results in the treatment (Stickchut 4%+ Groplantofix 400 mg / L ) for the second crop .