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- Mahecha-Vásquez, Germán, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Applied soil ecology 2017 v.109 pp. 32-39
- bananas; correlation; cost effectiveness; crops; edaphic factors; mycorrhizae; mycorrhizal fungi; pH; phosphorus; plantations; soil; species diversity; tropics; Colombia
- ... The banana is widely and intensively cultivated in the tropics. Traditional production employs a high input of industrial supplements, the excess of which contaminates the environment, altering existing edaphic populations and their functions. Some producers have incorporated other plant species in polycultures to reduce costs and achieve an alternative production without the high consumption of c ...