Journal of
Soil Science and Environmental Management

  • Abbreviation: J. Soil Sci. Environ. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2391
  • DOI: 10.5897/JSSEM
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 307

Full Length Research Paper

Optimization of the analytical method for the determination of organic matter

Zeyede Aregahegn
  • Zeyede Aregahegn
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Researches, P. O. Box 2003, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 24 September 2019
  •  Accepted: 31 January 2020
  •  Published: 29 February 2020


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