Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by Alam64 » January 4th, 2018, 4:11 pm

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October 23rd, 2017, 5:15 pm
Excellent progress... please do keep updated.. also feed banana with potash fertilizer...
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What is potash fertiliser. Is it something different from the P in NPK fertilizer

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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by mushtaq75 » January 5th, 2018, 12:22 am

Alam64 wrote:
January 4th, 2018, 4:11 pm
Izhar wrote:
October 23rd, 2017, 5:15 pm
Excellent progress... please do keep updated.. also feed banana with potash fertilizer...
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What is potash fertiliser. Is it something different from the P in NPK fertilizer
Potash

Potash, a form of potassium oxide, is vital to plants throughout their life cycle. As it's water soluble and aided in the breakdown process by soil bacteria, potash is easily absorbed by plants and helps them flower and bear fruit. Bonfire ashes, in which no plastics, coal, paint or other chemicals were burned, are a valuable source of potash when sprinkled over a garden. Potash also helps plants better use other nutrients and prevent nitrogen depletion.

Phosphate

Phosphate is a macronutrient and a form of the element phosphorus. Fertilizers containing phosphate help stimulate plant growth, aid the development of strong roots and aid in flowering, notes the University of Minnesota. Common fertilizers contain rock phosphate treated with acid to make it water soluble and easily used by plants. To boost a garden's phosphate levels naturally, use bone meal, dried blood, old banana peels or animal manure to fertilize.

Nitrogen

Plant life requires nitrogen to create chlorophyll and nitrogen, among other things. Without enough nitrogen, plants turn yellow and fail to grow, but the presence of this element makes for a lush garden, full of plants with strong stems and leaves. Animal manure, particularly that which comes from rabbits, is high in nitrogen. However, treatments containing wood, like compost rich in sawdust, make nitrogen absorption difficult, so consider the drawbacks of any substances used to fertilize.

Combination Fertilizers

Most commercially available fertilizers contain a mixture of nitrogen, phosphate and potash, the amounts of which are printed on the label using three numbers. For instance, a label reading "5-5-5" contains 5 percent of each element, mixed with a filler like limestone or sand. To choose a fertilizer with the proper concentrations for your garden, have the soil tested to determine what is needed and how much of it is necessary to grow healthy, beautiful plants.

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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by Alam64 » January 13th, 2018, 11:28 am

Potash

Bonfire ashes: would burnt wood coal (koila) also be a source of potash.

Nitrogen

Animal manure: any other natural/organic source whicu provides nitrogen.

Combination Fertilizers

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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by mushtaq75 » January 29th, 2018, 3:36 am

Just latest development on Musa Dwarf Jamican Red, Photos taken 27/01/2018
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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by mushtaq75 » January 29th, 2018, 3:38 am

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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by Izhar » January 29th, 2018, 2:51 pm

Hope it survives and flourish....

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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by mushtaq75 » January 30th, 2018, 10:59 pm

Izhar wrote:
January 29th, 2018, 2:51 pm
Hope it survives and flourish....
Hi Izhar


Night time temperatures are looking less colder in February than January in Dadyal. The weather forecast also saying temperatures are higher during the day, hopefully that will result in new leaves forming.

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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by mushtaq75 » February 25th, 2018, 7:28 pm

Latest developments on musa dwarf jamican red, leaves have deteriorated, but pseudostem is solid, night time temperatures are not dropping below 10c and day time temperatures are getting around 27-28 in Dadyal, hopefully new leaves will emerge by the end of March.
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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by mushtaq75 » February 25th, 2018, 7:29 pm

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Re: Musa Dwarf Jamican Red Trial in Dadyal Azad Kashmir

Post by Izhar » February 27th, 2018, 5:04 pm

ohh such a severe damage....

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