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: 311

Table of Content: April 2011; 2(4)

April 2011

Effect of pesticides on microbial transformation of sulphur in soil

A pot study was conducted in the laboratory of Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal, India in the year 2007-2008 to investigate the effect of pesticides, on the microbial transformation of sulphur (S) in soil. Insecticide (Endosulfan), fungicide (Dithane M-45), herbicide (2,4-D) were added to the soil at their recommended...

Author(s): Pradip Kumar Giri, Mintu Saha, Murari Prasad Halder and Debatosh Mukherjee

April 2011

Assessment of soil and water conservation measures practiced by farmers: A case study in the Tolon-Kumbungu District of Northern Ghana

This study was undertaken in three communities in Tolon-Kumbungu district of the Nothern region to determine the level of soil erosion on farmlands as well as the soil and water conservation measures adopted by farmers in the area. The results indicated that the farmlands are moderately sloppy (4%) with an estimated soil loss of 2.6 tonnes/ha. Average bulk density was found to be 1.6 g/cm3, indicating slightly compact...

Author(s): Baatuuwie B. N., Kwame Ochire-Boadu, Abdul-Ganiyu S. and William J. Asante

April 2011

Some fresh water diatoms of Galta kund, Jaipur, India

In the present study, fresh water diatoms of Galta kund, Jaipur were investigated between October 2009 and September 2010. Twenty Four species of diatoms were identified from Galta Kund. These species belong to eleven genera...

Author(s): Rashmi Pareek, Gajandra Pal Singh and Rajesh Singh

April 2011

Seasonal variation in nutrient content of some selected vegetables from Wamakko, Sokoto State, Nigeria

The effect of seasonal variation on the nutrient and anti-nutrient contents of some selected vegetables cultivated under local agricultural practices by farmers from Wamakko, Sokoto State, were investigated. The concentrations of the elements in their soil were also studied. For the macroelements, significant differences at P<0.05 were observed in tomato for Na and K. In amaranth, it was observed only in Na, Ca and...

Author(s): U. A. Birnin-Yauri, Y. Yahaya, B. U. Bagudo and S. S. Noma