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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 2 (2019)

Nutrient status of Dhanbad district soils

Author(s):

Dr. Adarsh Kumar Srivastava, Mahesh Chandra Jerai and Dr. JK Lal

Abstract:
Soil fertility is a complex quality of soils that is closest to plant nutrient management. Soil fertility is an aspect of the soil-plant relationship. Fertility status of the soils is primarily and importantly dependent upon both the macro and micronutrient reserve of that soil. Continued removal of nutrients by crops, with little or no replacement will increase the nutrient stress in plants and ultimately lowers the productivity. Soil test based nutrient management has emerged as a key issue in efforts to increase agricultural productivity and production since optimal use of nutrients, based on soil analysis can improve crop productivity and minimize wastage of these nutrients, thus minimizing impact on environmental leading to bias through optimal production. Deficiencies of primary, secondary and micronutrients have been observed in intensive cultivated areas. This Physio-Chemical study of soil is based on various parameter like pH, Electrical Conductivity(EC),Total Organic Carbon, Available Nitrogen (N), Available Phosphorus (P2O5) and available Potassium (K2O), Sulphur (S), Zinc (Zn), Boron (B) and Iron (Fe).

Pages: 137-140  |  753 Views  138 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Dr. Adarsh Kumar Srivastava, Mahesh Chandra Jerai and Dr. JK Lal. Nutrient status of Dhanbad district soils. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2S):137-140.