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Title: Effect of flyash incorporation on soil properties and productivity of crops: A review
Authors: Sharma, Sudhir K
Kalra, Naveen
Keywords: Crop growth
Crop yield
Flyash
Toxic/trace elements
Issue Date: May-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeA01C9/00
Abstract: Flyash can be used for reclaiming the problem soil and enhance the crop productivity depending upon the nature of soil and flyash. It may improve physical, chemical and biological properties of problem soils and enhance the available macro and micronutrients for plants. The high concentration of elements (K, Na, Zn, Ca, Mg and Fe) in flyash increase yield of agricultural crops. However, application of flyash, particularly unweathered ones, shows a tendency of accumulating elements like B, Mo, Se and Al. The accumulations of these elements to toxic levels are responsible for reductions in the crop yields and consequently influence animal and human health. This review explores the possibility of using flyash to improve the soil environment and subsequently increase the growth and yield of crops.
Page(s): 383-390
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Source:JSIR Vol.65(05) [May 2006]

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