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review of soil fertility investigations in the eastern states of Nigeria, 1923-1981

M. C. Igbokwe

review of soil fertility investigations in the eastern states of Nigeria, 1923-1981

by M. C. Igbokwe

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Published by Federal Dept. of Agricultural Land Resources, Federal Ministry of Agriculture in [Lagos?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria, Eastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Soil fertility -- Nigeria, Eastern.,
    • Field experiments -- Nigeria, Eastern.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby M.C. Igbokwe, L.S.O. Ene, G.I. Nzewi.
      SeriesTechnical report / Federal Department of Agricultural Land Resources ;, no. 5, Technical report (Nigeria. Federal Dept. of Agricultural Land Resources) ;, no. 5.
      ContributionsEne, L. S. O., Nzewi, G. I., Nigeria. Federal Dept. of Agricultural Land Resources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS599.5.N5 I33 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination84 p. :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2318990M
      LC Control Number86201011

      The replenishment of soil P fertility implies building soil P stocks to levels at which P is not limiting. After P is added to soil, it can be sorbed onto clay and oxide surfaces or converted to organic P and then gradually released as plant-available P for a number of years. Book: Replenishing Soil Fertility in Africa. Published by: Soil Science Society of America and American Society of Agronomy In this review, we distinguish three main forms of N capital. The conundrum is that all restorative technologies for improvement of soil fertility without the use of mineral fertilizers involve either import of Cited by: Wide coverage of soils and perennial cropping systems in the tropicsSynthesis of decades of researchChallenges assumptions on the benefits of plantations for soil fertilityIt is generally assumed that soil fertility decline is widespread in the tropics and that this is largely associated with annual cropping and subsistence farming. In contrast, perennial plant cover (as in plantation. Even in Ethiopia, where livestock numbers are significant, manure is primarily used as a cooking fuel and rarely to improve the fertility of the soil. Moreover, use of other organic sources, such as green manures, presupposes growing the manure crop at the expense of a food or cash crop (Giller et al., , .

      The study evaluated the fertility status and suitability of some soils for arable cropping in the newly established Teaching and Research Farm of the Federal University of Technology, Minna. Nigeria. Four soil units designated as 1, 2, 3, and 4 were identified through a rapid reconnaissance soil survey. A profile pit was dug to represent each of the soil mkstores-eg.com by: 3. Hence, three field experiments were carried out at two locations in late-season , early and late-season , respectively, on Alfisol (Oxic Tropuldalf) at Owo in the forest-savanna transition zone of southwest Nigeria to evaluate the effects of different tillage methods and poultry manure on soil fertility and sorghum grain mkstores-eg.com by: Investigation of Radiation Levels in Soil Samples Collected from Selected Locations in Ogun State, The locations are within the Eastern Dahomey Basin of Nigeria. Sixty samples were taken from north, south, west and east of each study area. The study area was divided into three zones: Ewekoro cement factory, neighbourhood of the factory site Cited by: 8. Soil Fertility Evaluation and Control presents the theoretical background for practical applications of scientific work on soil fertility. The book emphasizes the use of response curves as the basic biological standard for both evaluation and control, and it discusses soil Cited by:

      SSSA Special Publication, Replenishing Soil Fertility in Africa, [ Abstract ][ Full Text ] [ PDF ] [ Tables Only ] [ Figures Only ] Abstract. Abstract Soil fertility in Africa is under pressure as an increasing number of farmers attempt to make a living based on what the land can offer to growing plants. Dec 04,  · This research project involves detailed investigation of index properties and rate of consolidations of Nguzu Edda lateritic soil used for road construction so as to give details of soil behaviour in solving engineering and environmental issues. Nguzu Edda lies within the Afikpo Syncline of the Southern Benue Trough, mkstores-eg.com: Nwadike Henry Onyebuchi, Nweke Obisi Mathias. Apr 16,  · Methods of soil analysis for soil-fertility investigations by Peech, Michael, Publication date Topics Soil fertility, Soils Analysis There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. Views United States Federal mkstores-eg.com: choice of soil management technology among Telfairia farmers in Akwa Ibom State, southern Nigeria. Literature Review of Relevant studies In Nigeria, few literature exist on empirical determination of factors that influence farmer’s decisions or choice to adapt to climate change. For instance, Apata et al ().


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Soil Erosion in South Eastern Nigeria: A Review. in understanding the principles of soil conservation and management. The book is also useful for practitioners, extension agents, soil. African Journal of Root and Tuber Crops () Vol 8.

2: page 1 A Research Article in AJRTC () Vol. 8 No. 2: Pages 1–17 Review 1923-1981 book soil fertility management for yam-based systems. Review Soil fertility evaluation: a potential tool for predicting fertilizer requirement for crops in Nigeria A. NAFIU 1*, M. ABIODUN 2, I. OKPARA 3 and V.

CHUDE 1. Dec 13,  · In most developing countries including Nigeria, fertilizers are applied to the soil by uneducated farmers without particularly making reference to the specific need of the plant review of soil fertility investigations in the eastern states of Nigeria soil.

Therefore, intended efficiency/replenishment is not maximized and fertilizer use is not rationalized. The problem of soil 1923-1981 book in the Northern States of Nigeria like most sub-Saharan African countries is driven by a wide range of biophysical, chemical and socio-economic factors.

The first one is the geologic origin of the parent material on which the soils have developed. Soil erosion is a well-known environmental problem in South Eastern Nigeria.

It is the removal of soil particles from surface of the earth, transportation and deposition of the particles by the action of wind, heat, and water. Soil erosion encompasses all activities by water in all forms (rain, flood, sea) resulting in soil erosion.

Abstract: This Project work involves the investigation of soil at Arawa- Kundulum area in Gombe town of North Eastern Nigeria. The study area is a newly developing part of Gombe town but has been defaced by cracks on buildings, and this calls for appropriate geotechnical investigation of soils of the area.

Soil samples. The number of soil microorganisms was review of soil fertility investigations in the eastern states of Nigeria using the dilution spread plate technique. Nutrient agar (NA) and potato dextrose agar (PDA) were used to culture bacteria and fungi, respectively.

A dilution blank was prepared by dispersing 1 g of fresh soil in 9 ml of sterile water. This was a 10. Soil Fertility Indictors in Low-Input Agriculture in Communities of Southeastern Nigeria 1*Onweremadu E.U and 2Okereke –Ejiogu E.N 1Department of Soil Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, PMB Owerri, Nigeria.

2Department Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, PMB Owerri, Nigeria. Full text of "Methods of soil analysis for soil-fertility investigations" See other formats Historic, archived document Do not assume content reflects current scientific knowledge, policies, or practices A Circular No.

1 Methods of Soil Analysis for Soil-Fertility Investigations By MICHAEL PEECH, Professor of Soil Science New York Agricultural Experiment Station L. ALEXANDER, Principal. Status and Challenges of Soil Management in Nigeria Anambra and Enugu States alone have over 50 active gully complexes, with some extending over metres long, 20 The term soil fertility is the intrinsic ability or capability of the soil to provide plant nutrients and water in adequate amount and.

Factors Affecting Soil Quality Maintenance In Northern Katsina State, Nigeria General elevation of the area is between – meters above sea level (Ibrahim, ). The soil is predominantly ferruginous tropical red and brown soils in the areas underlain by the basement complex rocks.

The soil forming. Sustainable Soil Management of the Dryland Soils in Northern Nigeria - PhD Student Suleiman Usman - Master's Thesis - Agrarian Studies - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or. The study evaluated the fertility status and suitability of some soils for arable cropping in the newly established Teaching and Research Farm of the Federal University of Technology, Minna.

Nigeria. Four soil units designated as 1, 2, 3, and 4 were identified through a rapid reconnaissance soil mkstores-eg.com by: 3. soil management as well as the application of appropriate and adequate amount of fertilizer. The study thus put forward a number of recommendations towards improving soil fertility and management practices of the farmland in the study area.

Introduction Soil fertility maintenance is a major concern in tropical Africa, particularly with the. A discussion of the role of indigenousknowledge in agricultural development showsthat indigenous knowledge of the soil can beintegrated with modern soil science to developa soil classification system for the mkstores-eg.com as local knowledge is invaluable foradvancing scientific knowledge and vice versa,caution is given against overestimating Cited by: Soil Fertility Analysis of Smallholder Farms in Bugaje and Kusa In Nigeria, Soil fertility maintenance has been widely recognized as which indicate extremely high organic carbon content.

Agboda and Corey, () [8] states that soil organic matter in agro-ecosystem is regarded as an important source of soil nutrients and determining. A Review of the Major Problem Soils in Nigeria *1Ademola Bolarinwa and 2Samuel A. Ola, Department of the black cotton soils (BCS) of north-eastern Nigeria, clay shale of north-western Nigeria, called ArcGIS will be used to generate isopleths in form of contours for these soil properties on map of mkstores-eg.com: Ademola Bolarinwa, Samuel Ola.

Geotechnical Investigation of Soil around Mbaukwu Gully Erosion Sites, South-Eastern Part of Nigeria. 1Chikwelu E. mkstores-eg.com 2Ogbuagu F. 1Department of Physics Education, Federal College of Education (Tech), Umunze, Anambra State.

2Department of Civil. Oct 11,  · Fertility status of soils of three wetland types in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, was investigated. The wetland types are Inland Valley (IV), Flood Plain (FP) and Mangrove (MG). The soils have silt-clay ratios above and indicating that they are of young parent materials with low degree of weathering and possible weatherable minerals for plant nutrition.

The pH of the soils was Cited by: 6. Book Chapter. Global food security, contributions from sustainable potato agri-food systems. Soil fertility status pdf cassava fields treated by integrated application of manure and NPK fertilizer in Zambia processing and marketing among men and women adopters in Oyo and Benue States, Nigeria."Soils and Soil Fertility by Troeh and Thompson would be an excellent textbook for soils and related classes.

This is a very intelligent book full of supportive black and white illustrations within the mkstores-eg.com: Frederick R. Troeh.Dikko et al.; Soil Fertility Assessment of Ebook Lugu Main Canal Of Wurno Irrigation Project, Sokoto State, Nigeria, Five Years After Rehabilitation.

determination extract. Potassium and sodium were determined by flame photometry and Ca and Mg by EDTA titration method.