Determination Of Amount Of Phosphate And Sulphate In Soil Samples From University Of Cape Coast Farm.
Doreen Amponsah, Godfred Etsey Sebiawu, Dr. Henry Nagai
Index Terms: Soil, Phosphate, Sulphate, Cassava, Tomatoes, Concentration, Plant Growth.
Abstract: The soil test analysis conducted by research on variety of crop growing soil gave values of 12- 20ppm of Phosphate which is regarded to be adequate for plant establishment and production. In the case of Sulphate, the experimental results obtained were as follows: virgin land (14.8ppm), tomato land (20.9ppm), cassava land (43.3ppm). Soil test analysis gave standard sulphate values required for growth to be between 15 – 40ppm. This is the concentration of sulphate express in ppm which is sufficient for plant growth.
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