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Svetlana Zamana Nadezhda Golubkina


Three kinds of vegetable crops have been studied, including  Japanese cabbage, leek and garlic, grown on turf-podzol soils in Moscow Region. The influence of bacterial fertilizer Biostar containing produced in Belgium Bacillus sp., and sodium humate (Krasnoyarsk production) on plants accumulation of selenium, zinc and copper, was investigated. It was revealed that both fertilizers increased accumulated essential microelements in the quantities depending on the vegetable kind. The level of selenium accumulation was the lowest, and practically no distinctions were observed at humate and Biostar application. Changes of accumulation levels of zinc and copper were more considerable. Zinc and copper accumulation levels were considerably higher when applying Biostar compared to humate, especially for  Japanese cabbage and garlic.

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