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: 288

Full Length Research Paper

Dried Azolla pinnata as a supplementary nitrogen source for lowland rice production in a Calcic Natraquert

Agbagba G.
  • Agbagba G.
  • Department of Soil Science, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.
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Asuming-Brempong S.
  • Asuming-Brempong S.
  • Department of Soil Science, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.
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Lawson I. Y. D
  • Lawson I. Y. D
  • Department of Soil Science, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 13 September 2016
  •  Accepted: 24 October 2017
  •  Published: 31 March 2018

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