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By S. K. Sanyal, S. K. De Datta (auth.), B. A. Stewart (eds.)

This well-reviewed and full of life sequence provides study summaries on facets of soil technology that are as assorted because the topic itself, and variety via actual, chemical and organic methods to the learn of soils. quantity sixteen includes articles facing the function of phosphorus in soil, modeling of chemical absorption in soils, assessments to figure out nutrient availability and aspect toxicity in soils, the consequences of sewage sludge on soil microbes, and strategies to estimate soil water retention in response to actual houses of soil.

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2 Note: ·pK,p is the negative logarithm of the solubility product of various compounds listed in the table. , 1980. saturated with one or more of the reaction products of widely varying solubilities, thus causing their precipitation. The nature of the compound precipitating and, hence, the plant-availability of the concentrated P solution diffusing out of the application site would thus depend on the nature of the soil environment surrounding the fertilizer application site. , 1980). The relative solubilities of some of these P reaction products in soil are given in Table 9.


Chemistry of Phosphorus Transformations in Soil 21 Free Iron. A correlation between initial P adsorption and free iron oxides was reported by Ayodele and Agboola (1981), Pena and Torrent (1984), Torrent (1987), Mehadi and Taylor (1988), Manikandan and Sastry (1988), and Solis and Torrent (1989). A. Sanyal et al. (1990) obtained significant correlation of free iron oxide (active iron) with the Langmuir adsorption maximum and the Freundlich k (Table 2). The bonding energy, on the other hand, was not correlated.

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