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: 281

Table of Content: April 2012; 3(4)

April 2012

Effect of mining on farming in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State

  Excavation involved in mining destroys useful soil for farming activities. Hence, this study was carried out to investigate the effect of mining on farming in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. Random sampling technique was used to select 120 respondents from the area. The result reveals that 54.2% of the respondents identified low crop yield as the major consequence of mining on arable land in...

Author(s):   Michael Adejare Adegboye

April 2012

Comparative studies of soil characteristics in Shea parklands of Ghana

  An assessment of soil physical and chemical properties was carried out in Shea parklands of northern Ghana, selected along a North-south climatic gradient in 2011. The study sites were Paga, Nyankpala and Kawampe, which are located in the transitional and Guinea savannah zones of Ghana. For each site, 9 fallows and 9 cultivated fields were used, a total of 18 plots per site. Soil samples were collected at a...

Author(s):   Abubakari A. H., Nyarko G., Yidana J. A., Mahunu G. K., Abagale F. K., Quainoo A., Chimsah F. and Avornyo V.      

April 2012

Assessment of soil quality improvement under Teak and Albizia

Author(s):   Ziblim Abukari Imoro, Damian Tom-Dery and Kingsley Arnold Kwadwo