Evaluation of the effectiveness of Colorado State University's compost for lettuce production
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The impact of Colorado State University (CSU) compost application at high and low rate (36.48, HC, and 9.52, LC, kg/acre respectively) on red leaf lettuce (Lactuca sativa) production in a high hoop house was evaluated during spring of 2014. Measurements used to evaluate production was plant height, leaf number, fresh weight, leaf area, dry weight and relative photosynthesis. Leaf nutrient content of the red leaf lettuce was also compared among treatments. The experiment was conducted in a high tunnel at the Horticulture Field Research Center (HORT Farm) at Colorado State University in Fort ...