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

Effect of biochar application on selected soil properties in Southwestern Nigeria

Olakayode A. O.
  • Olakayode A. O.
  • Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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Akinde B. P.
  • Akinde B. P.
  • Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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Egbebi I. A.
  • Egbebi I. A.
  • Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 28 June 2019
  •  Accepted: 29 August 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2020

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