Effect of different types of soil conditioners (plant-derived composts and animal manure) and application methods on quantitative and qualitative characteristics of tomatoes and select soil parameters. (2014-2017)

This project is a cooperation between University of Kassel (Germany) and Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (Iran) in order to study the effect of different plant-derived soil conditioners on organic tomato field in arid and semi-arid conditions.

The objectives of this two year project are:

  • Comparison between household and green-waste compost and cow manure on yield and growth parameters of tomato

  • Determination of the best kind and method of application of organic fertilizers in concern of yield, growth parameter, crop health and potential of production

Participants at FOEL

  • Peter von Fragstein und Niemsdorff
  • Ehsan Ebrahimi


01. June 2014 till 31. October 2017

Sponsored by

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

University of Kassel


Ferdowsi University of Mashhad