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- Santos Júnior, C.E. Ferreira dos Santos, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Acta horticulturae 2013 no.1013 pp. 389-394
- Caryota; castor beans; castor oil; coconuts; hulls; industry; petioles; planting; plastics; seedlings; stems
- ... Castor bean fruit husk is a residue that accumulates in high amounts in the castor bean oil industry. This research evaluated the use of composted castor bean fruit husks (CM) ground to different sizes (5 and 10 mm), either pure or in mixture with coconut fiber (FC) and with the commercial substrate (SC) PLANTMAX®, as substrate for seedlings of the fishtail palms, Caryota mitis and C. urens. Two e ...