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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Issue 3 (2021)

Assessment of soil quality in the Avaniapuram sewage farm of Madurai municipal corporation

Author(s):

J Prabhaharan, R Uma Sankareshwari, K Manikandan and T Ragavan

Abstract:
Madurai City Corporation is one among the ten metropolitan cities in Tamil Nadu. Madurai city has two numbers of sewage treatment plants located one at Avaniyapuram and another at Sakkimangalam. This study aimed to study the soil quality of the treated sewage water received sewage farm of Avaniapuram, Madurai Municipal Corporation. In present study, the soil pH of 7.15 and 7.29, EC of 1.28 and 1.20 dSm-1, organic carbon content of 7.9 and 6.3 g/kg, Available N of 555 & 546 kgha-1, Available P of 41 & 34 kgha-1 and Available K of 559 & 491 kgha-1 in surface soil and sub-surface soil respectively in Avaniyapuram sewage farm.

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How to cite this article:
J Prabhaharan, R Uma Sankareshwari, K Manikandan and T Ragavan. Assessment of soil quality in the Avaniapuram sewage farm of Madurai municipal corporation. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(3):418-420. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2021.v10.i3f.14106

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