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: August 2012; 3(8)

August 2012

Effect of heavy metal and nutrient uptake by soils in Indian Cardamom Hills

  Indian cardamom hill soils were studied to understand nutrient and heavy metal uptake and consequent fertility level changes. Extensive cultivation of cardamom and conversion of forest land to cardamom agriculture resulted in decline of OM and lower pH. Application of chemical fertilizers in the recent past helped enhance the available phosphorus (P). This is surprisingly contrary to the general observation...

Author(s): Murugan Muthusamy, Bijoy K. Panigrahy, Paddu Krishnappa Shetty, Alappan Subbiahand Raju Ravi

August 2012

Quantification of macro and micro elements in selected green vegetables and their soils from Aliero agricultural fields in Aliero, Kebbi State, Nigeria

  This study was undertaken to determine the concentrations of macro and micro elements in amaranth, roselle and kenaf as well as in their soils from six different agricultural fields in Aliero, Kebbi state, Nigeria. The highest values for the concentrations of P, Mg and Zn were observed in amaranth from site A; K, Fe and Mn from site D; Na from site E; Ca and Ni from site F; and Cu and Cd from site B. In...

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