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: 278

Table of Content: November 2012; 3(11)

November 2012

Assessment of metal contamination in soil and plants from abandoned secondary and primary goldmines in Osun State, Nigeria

  Heavy metal contamination of soil, water, and crops, and their health impact on residents, is a persistent social issue, and several studies have identified health risks of residents living near abandoned mines. In this study, the heavy metal concentrations in the soil and plants of abandoned gold mines of the primary goldmine and the secondary goldmine, Ilesa-Osun State Nigeria of latitude 7°, 27’N...

Author(s): Ekwue Y. A., Gbadebo A. M., Arowolo T. A. and Adesodun J. K.

November 2012

Estimation of soil erodibility and rainfall erosivity patterns in the agroecological zones of Ghana

  In the agroecological zone of the Biemso watershed area in the Ashanti region of Ghana, an estimination of soil erodibility and rainfall erosivity patterns was conducted. The study investigated the temporal variability of rainfall erosivity using the Fournier Index Method and assessed the soil erodibility parameters of sawah site using WEPP technology. Results obtained from the study showed that soil organic...

Author(s): Harris F. Andoh, Boasiako O. Antwi, Wakatsuiki T. and Eric T. Atakora