African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12271

Full Length Research Paper

Fruit production and quality of guava ‘Paluma’ as a function of humic substances and soil mulching

Leonardo Fonseca da Rocha
  • Leonardo Fonseca da Rocha
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia, Centro de Ciências Agrárias, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Campus II, Cidade Universitária, Areia-PB, 58.397.000, Brasil.
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Lourival Ferreira Cavalcante
  • Lourival Ferreira Cavalcante
  • Pesquisador do Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia em Salinidade – INCTSal; Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Campus II, Cidade Universitária, Areia-PB, 58.397.000, Brasil.
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Járisson Cavalcante Nunes
  • Járisson Cavalcante Nunes
  • Bolsista PNPD-Capes/Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Centro de Ciências Rurais, Santa Maria-RS, 97.105.900, Brasil.
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Antônio Gustavo de Luna Souto
  • Antônio Gustavo de Luna Souto
  • Fitotecnia da Universidade Federal de Viçosa /UFV, Avenida Peter Henry Rolfs, s/n, Viçosa-MG, 36.570.900, Brasil.
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Alian Cássio Pereira Cavalcante
  • Alian Cássio Pereira Cavalcante
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia, Centro de Ciências Agrárias, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Campus II, Cidade Universitária, Areia-PB, 58.397.000, Brasil.
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Ítalo Herbert Lucena Cavalcante
  • Ítalo Herbert Lucena Cavalcante
  • Universidade Federal do Vale do São Francisco, Avenida José de Sá Maniçoba, s/n, Petrolina - PE, 56.304.917, Brasil.
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Walter Esfrain Pereira
  • Walter Esfrain Pereira
  • Programa de Pós-Graduação em Agronomia, Centro de Ciências Agrárias, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Campus II, Cidade Universitária, Areia-PB, 58.397.000, Brasil.
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  •  Received: 26 July 2016
  •  Accepted: 26 August 2016
  •  Published: 07 September 2016

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