Assessment Of Soil Quality For Irrigation In Some Fadama Lands

 

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In Nigeria to day, the need for increased food production to feed the ever- increasing human population is more recognised now than ever before. However, with the realization that population in Nigeria is growing at an alarming rate while food production is slow. It is pertinent to note. However, that the hihg groundwater table exposessoils to salinity/sodicity development and consequent hazards. A study was conducted to determined the salinity/sodicity status of soils from baure, dadin kowa and kwadonin yamaltu. Seventy two soils samples were collected at 0-15cm and 15-30cm depth and analyzed using standard procedures. Result obtained indicated that the soils are clay loam in texture, medium to high cation exchange capacity and exchangeable bases with calcium and magnesium being high and dominants. The soil pH range from 6.2-6.8 , electrical conductivity 60-190, and exchangeable sodium percentage 1.2- 2.1 % indicating no salinity/sodicity for now.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC45504
AuthorAhmed Kawu Ibrahim
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages68
Publishing Year2012-12-19T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3845473963
Edition1 st
Book TypeAgriculture & farming
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
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