Tag: lettuce

A Detailed Study on the Effects of Regulated Deficit Irrigation on the Growth and Yield of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) Grown in the Malkerns Area, a Region in the Kingdom of Eswatini (Southern Africa)

In many parts of the world, including Eswatini, water is rapidly becoming an economically scarce resource, especially in arid and semi-arid regions. Deficit irrigation (DI) is a widely used technique for optimising and/or increasing water usage while lowering costs by allowing crops to withstand mild water stress with no...
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Comparative Evaluation of Organic and Conventional Vegetables on Physical and Chemical Parameters and Antioxidant Activity

The objective of this research was to perform a quantitative and comparative analysis of physical and chemical characteristics and antioxidant activity in organic and conventional carrot (Daucus carota), green pepper (Capsicum annuum) and lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Five representative samples of each conventional vegetables, certified organic and non-certified organic vegetables...
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