Improving Phosphorus Availability in an Acid Soil Using Organic Amendments Produced from Agroindustrial Wastes

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Ch'ng, Huck Ywih; Ahmed, Osumanu Haruna; Majid, Nik Muhamad Ab.;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal,volume 2,014 (issn: 2356-6140, eissn: 1537-744X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4083287, doi: 10.1155/2014/506356
  • Subject: Research Article | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: complex mixtures | fungi

In acid soils, soluble inorganic phosphorus is fixed by aluminium and iron. To overcome this problem, acid soils are limed to fix aluminium and iron but this practice is not economical. The practice is also not environmentally friendly. This study was conducted to impro... View more
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