Books by Dr. Margit Olle

Here are displayed scientific and popular scientific books of Dr. Margit Olle, which have highly innovative value. Please take a look and find yourself books, which You may need.
Her extraordinary discoveries made more understandable Calcium uptake by leafy vegetables crops causing disappearing Calcium deficiency disorders on plants, which made possible to reduce the spray of Ca solutions on leaves to correct the disorder.
An additional discovery is also helping to improve a vegetable crop (tomato) performance. A literature search revealed no publications on the effect of effective microorganisms (EM) on the growth parameters of tomato transplants. Transplants with EM were significantly shorter and had a greater stem diameter than those without EM. EM improved the quality of tomato transplants, as they remained more compact with a greater stem diameter.
She also was one of the first to find out that Silicon improves vegetables transplants quality. In her trial silicic acid was applied as an aqueous spray applied in different concentrations from the first true leaf stage three times at two-week intervals. Tomato transplants were taller with larger stem diameters when treated with Si.
Further more she discovered while testing legume crops under project EUROLEGUME that choosing the right sowing rate can be crucial component for certain field pea varieties in improving their yield quality – protein yield! INNOVATION: Highest protein yield came from varieties Capella, Clara and Kirke. For those three varieties there is a trend that sowing rate increases the protein yield.
By writing those books it can be seen her hard work and dedication to her profession - vegetable crop research.
Olle, M. 2015. Methods to avoid Calcium deficiency on greenhouse grown leafy crops. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. 89 p.

This book presents an overview of methods used to counter Calcium deficiency on chervil, parsley and lettuce.

Physiological calcium deficiency has been an economic problem for vegetable growers for many years.

While this disorder has probably always been present, the problem has become more severe in recent years, perhaps because more intensive production practices are being used.

Calcium deficiency is usually related to the inability of the plant to translocate adequate calcium to the affected plant part rather than to insufficient soil calcium levels.  

First time ever chervil tipburn symptoms description in literature.

Best methods against Ca deficiency are:

• spraying leaves with Ca solution,

• growing plants under fluorescent lamps compared to high pressure mercury or high pressure sodium lamps. It was used first time against calcium deficiency. It was successful because lamps have very different light spectrum.

• growing plants under far red filter (discovery),

• growing plants in Negative DIF conditions (discovery).

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Olle, M. 2015. Effective microorganisms influences vegetables and soybeans production. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, (in English) 118 pp.

This book gives an overview of the influence of effective microorganisms (EM) on the growth, development, yield and storage of vegetables and soybeans. The review paper is about the effect of EM on the yield and quality of tomatoes. Other papers revealed followed: EM influenced the growth of tomato transplants as they remained more compact with a greater stem diameter. EM improves the growth and reduces the nitrate content of cucumber, pumpkin and squash transplants. In a field experiment the yield of swedes was increased by EM treatment. Storability was not influenced by EM. The Ca content of swedes after harvest was higher in the treatment with EM than in that without. The yield of white cabbage was not influenced by EM treatment, although storage loss was lower with EM treatment. EM improved soybeans seed germination. To conclude, EM had a positive influence on the growth, development, yield and storage of vegetables and soybeans, with greater yields and less storage losses. Original finding: EM improved the greenhouse crops transplants, as they remained compact with a greater stem diameter.

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Olle, M. 2016. Organic cultivation of vegetables and potatoes. USA: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, (in English) 132 pp.

This book gives an overview of the organic vegetable and potato cultivation. The five review papers reveal the influence of organic farming on the growth, development, yield and storage of greenhouse and field-grown vegetables and potatoes. In review articles can be found best methodology, which can be used in organic farming of vegetables and potatoes in order to manage in best way with weeds, diseases and pests and at the same time also be productive in yield and gain better quality.

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Olle, M. 2017. The best way to save our planet Earth is EM Technology, (in English) 35 pp.

To save our planet Earth is very important, because the pollution, resource depletion and decreasing bio-diversity are damaging the planet's ecology. This book gives the best solution to the problem. This book content is crucial to all peoples of the planet. Now is the time when we can turn planet to a safer and more cleaner place to live. In this book You will read about EM Technology - which is absolutely the best way to save our planet Earth. Effective microorganisms (EM) consist of a mixture of live cultures of microorganisms isolated from fertile soils in nature, that are useful in agriculture and can help to save the environment.

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Olle, M. 2019. Advances in tomato cultivation. USA: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. , (in English), 103 pp.

This book gives an overview of the advancement in tomato cultivation. The six papers reveal the influence of different agrotechnological methods on the growth, development, yield and storage of greenhouse grown tomatoes. In first paper the tomato physiological disorders and the methods to avoid them will be discussed. In second, third, fouth and fiveth articles can be found best methodology, which can be used in organic farming of tomatoes in order to manage in best way with diseases and pests and at the same time also be productive in yield and gain better quality. In the sixth paper new promising fertilizer influence on tomato production will be discussed.

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Olle, M. 2019. Light and vegetable production. USA: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l., (in English), 125 p.

This book contains 6 different scientific articles and shows how the growth, yield and quality of indoor vegetable production can be influenced by light spectrum. Effect of light on calcium accumulation and tipburn in chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium (L.) Hoffm.). The effect of far red filter on the quality of greenhouse-grown lettuce. The effect of LED light on greenhouse grown plants yield and quality. The effects of light-emitting diode lighting on greenhouse plant growth and quality. Influence of Wavelength of Light on Growth, Yield and Nutritional quality of Greenhouse Vegetables. The effect of LED lighting on the growth of cress.

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Olle, M. 2020. Biogas digestate bokashi technology. USA: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l., (in English), 35 pp.

The book contains 6 chapters about biogas digestate and about bokashi technology, which is probably the best method to avoid problems with digestate to use it in agricultural crop production. Chapter 1 is about biogas digestate bokashi technology for the advanced utilization of biogas digestate in Europe. Chapter 2 is about digestate in Europe. Chapter 3 describes digestate characteristics. Chapter 4 shows how bokashi technology can help to mitigate biogas digestate problems. Chapter 5 is about effective microorganisms. Chapter 6 teaches how EM bokashi fermented biogas digestate products can benefit agriculture?

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Olle, M. 2020. Silicon as a challenge for sustainable vegetable crop production. USA: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. , (in English), 88 pp.

This book contains 6 different scientific articles and shows how the growth, yield and nutrient content of vegetables in crop production can be influenced by Silicon treatment. The first article is a review article about how silicon (Si) influences agricultural production. The second article is about Silicon influence on tomato transplants growth. The third article is about Silicon influence on cucumber transplants growth. The fourth article is about Silicon influence on iceberg lettuce growth and nutrient content. The fifth article shows the effect Silicon influence on leaf lettuce growth and nutrient content. The sixth paper talks about how Silicon treatment influences the nutrient content of field pea seeds. Si is a second most abundant element both on the surface of the earth and in the soil. The Si in plants leads to an increase in horticulture production. It has been demonstrated to have multiple direct and indirect beneficial effects on growth and development of many plants. The beneficial effects of Si are especially pronounced in the plants exposed to abiotic and biotic stresses. Si enhances tolerance of plants to metals toxicity. Si uptake by plants improves agricultural crop quality and yield. Si application could therefore improve crop production under adverse climate and soil conditions. Si can influence positively plant growth and yield, in particular, under stress conditions. Si may increase the uptake and translocation of mineral elements in plants.

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Olle, M. 2020. Successful legume cultivation in Northern hemisphere. USA: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. , (in English), 151 pp.

This book contains 9 different scientific articles about legume cultivation and shows how the growth, yield, protein content and nutrient content of legume production in Northern hemisphere can be influenced by genotype, agrotechnology and environmental conditions. The first article is a review article about field pea organic production in the northern hemisphere. The second review article is about finding the proper sowing rate for peas and beans. The third article is about influence of sowing rate and varieties on the yield and other phenotype characteristics of under Nordic environmental conditions. The fourth article is about the effect of sowing rate and variety on the yield, protein content and height of faba beans. The fifth article shows the yield, height and content of protein of field peas (Pisum sativum L.) in Estonian agro-climatic conditions. The sixth paper talks about the influence of foliar applied Silicic acid on N, P, K, Ca and Mg concentrations in field peas. The seventh article is finding best field pea (Pisum sativum L.) cultivars for breeding in Northern climatic conditions. The eighth article is about selecting appropriate faba bean var. minor varieties for production under Northern European environmental conditions. The ninth article is about assessing the effect of the effect of effective microorganisms on yield and quality of peas.

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Olle, M. 2020. Vermicompost is boosting greenhouse vegetable production. USA: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. (in English), 101 pp.

Vermicompost produced by the activity of earthworms is rich in macro and micronutrients, vitamins, growth hormones, enzymes such as proteases, amylases, lipase, cellulase and chitinase and immobilized microflora. The enzymes continue to disintegrate organic matter even after they have been ejected from the worms. Reduced use of water for irrigation, reduced pest attack, reduced termite attack, reduced weed growth; faster rate of seed germination and rapid seedlings growth and development; greater numbers of fruits per plant (in vegetable crops) and greater numbers of seeds per year (in cereal crops) are only some of the beneficial effects of the vermicompost usage in agricultural production. In my trials, vermicompost boosted all horticultural crops (cress, basil, radish, cabbage, tomato, cucumber, cabbage) growth in greenhouses without agrochemicals. This book contains 7 different scientific articles and shows how the growth and quality of indoor vegetable production can be influenced by adding vermicompost to growth substrates. The first article is a review article about vermicompost and plant production. The second article is about vermicompost influence on basil growth. The third article is about vermicompost and tomato growth. The fourth article is about vermicompost growth substrates for cress. The fifth article shows the effect of vermicompost to white cabbage transplants. The sixth paper talks about vermicompost and cucumber transplants. The seventh article is assessing the influence of vermicompost on radish growth and nutrient content.

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