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IJSTR >> Volume 3- Issue 7, July 2014 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Determination Of Amount Of Phosphate And Sulphate In Soil Samples From University Of Cape Coast Farm.

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AUTHOR(S)

Doreen Amponsah, Godfred Etsey Sebiawu, Dr. Henry Nagai

 

KEYWORDS

Index Terms: Soil, Phosphate, Sulphate, Cassava, Tomatoes, Concentration, Plant Growth.

 

ABSTRACT

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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