Nitrogen and post-harvest yellowing of Brussels sprouts

A.P. Everaarts

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    Abstract

    A study was made of the effect of a late nitrogen application on post-harvest yellowing of Brussels sprouts. Application of nitrogen, whether as granular fertilizer or as a lower amount sprayed over the crop in a watery solution, increased the nitrogen concentration in the outer leaves of the sprouts, but this did not result in less post-harvest yellowing. Size of the sprouts and moment of harvest, however, strongly influenced post-harvest yellowing.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)393-396
    JournalActa Horticulturae
    Volume533
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2000

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