Increased produce quality
Actiwave treated Iceberg Lettuce, var. Newafiram, grown in optimal conditions had a 10.5 % higher yield, 3.5 % more chloroohyll, 9 % less nitrogen, 27 less nitrates and 9 % more sugars compared to the untreated control. The highest dose had most effect.
outdoor, unprotected, soil grown, optimal conditions
Lettuce, Lactuca sativa L.
First treatment 2 weeks after planting, followed by 2 treatments with a 15 days interval
2.5 or 5 mg/L and 100 mL per plant
Effect of Bio-stimulants on Yield and Quality of Head Lettuce Grown Under Two Sources of Nitrogen