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  • Land Use Effects on Soil Quality Indicators A Case Study ,

    Applied and Environmental Soil Science is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes research and review articles in the field of soil science Its coverage reflects the multidisciplinary nature of soil science, and focuses on studies that take account of the dynamics and spatial heterogeneity of processes in soil...

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  • THE NATURE AND PROPERTIES OF SALT AFFECTED SOILS IN ,

    The relationship between ECe and soil texture showed that as silt content increases salinity directly increases also Most of the salt-affected soils in Middle Awash Valley have high silt content Chemical Characteristics Soil organic matter, CEC and Exchangeable Cations The soil organic matter varied from 046 to 208...

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  • THE EFFECT OF EUCALYPTUS ON CROP PRODUCTIVITY, AND ,

    researcher in Amhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute ARARI and worked for two years Even though she had experience in plant breeding research, she wanted to know much more about the details of the basic natural resources soil and water , which are key if they are managed well to reduce poverty in Ethiopia effectively...

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  • Full length research paper The contribution of coffee ,

    coffee in Ethiopia and the status of improved coffee seeds multiplied and disseminated to the diverse stakeholders in the country It is a culmination of work done on coffee seed production and distribution mainly by the Jimma Research Center, which holds the national mandate to coordinate coffee research in Ethiopia The...

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    Research Methodology Getu Degu Tegbar Yigzaw University of Gondar In collaboration with the Ethiopia Public Health Training Initiative, The Carter Center, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health, and the Ethiopia Ministry of Education 2006 Funded under USAID Cooperative Agreement No ,...

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  • Fertility Status of Soils under Different Land uses at ,

    In Ethiopian highlands, land use changes, mainly, from natural vegetation to cultivated lands brought about rapid nutrient depletion Intensive and continuous cultivation of land without proper management resulted in decline in soil physical, chemical and biological properties which aggravate crop yield reduction and food shortage The present study, therefore, is designed to investigate the ....

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  • Original Research DOI dxdoiorg/104314 2Fstarv2i3

    and 196 has sub soil acidity problems Soil acidity has become a serious threat to crop production in most highlands of Ethiopia in general and in the western part of the country in particular Currently, it is estimated that about 40 of the total arable land of Ethiopia is affected by soil acidity Abdenna et al, 2007 Mesfin, 2007...

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  • EFFECT OF LIME AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZER ON ACID SOILS ,

    effect of lime and phosphorus fertilizer on acid soils and barley hordeum vulgare l performance in the central highlands of ethiopia - volume 53 issue 3 - temesgen desalegn, getachew alemu, ayalew adella, tolessa debele, juliÁn gonzalo j...

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  • Ethiopia Case Study

    lands The processes of soil erosion and measures to reduce it have been researched extensively in Ethi-opia since the 1970s research activities include long-term monitoring of catchments and experi - ments of various spatial extents On this basis of understanding and data availability, Ethiopia offered a unique setting for an ELD case study...

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  • Inventory of Soil Acidity Status in Crop Lands of Central ,

    1Oromia Agricultural Research Institute, Soil and Water Management, Ethiopia 2Bako Agricultural Research Center, Soil and Water Conservation Management, Ethiopia 3Oromia Agricultural Research Institute, Natural Resources Management, Ethiopia Abstract An inventory of the current soil acidity status in western and central Ethiopian nitosols...

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  • Status of selected physicochemical properties of soils ,

    Status of selected physicochemical properties of soils under different land use systems of Western Oromia, Ethiopia , Correlation analysis also showed highly significant and insignificantly positive relationship of soil pH with , of Ambo University and Holleta Soil Research ,...

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  • Liming to Improve Soil quality

    Soil pH Understanding soil pH is essential for the proper management and optimum soil and crop productivity In aqueous liquid solutions, an acid is a substance that donates hydrogen ions H to some other substance Tisdale et al, 1993 Soil pH is a measure of the number of hydrogen ions in the soil ,...

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  • FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD IMPROVEMENT ,

    soil acidity Soil organic matter sequesters Al 3 there by avoid the toxic effect of the later on crops growing in acidic soil Rowell, 1994 In the past few years, experiments were conducted by Awassa agricultural research to find viable solution to soil acidity in areas affected by soil acidity...

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  • Soil Acidity and Liming Basic Information for Farmers and ,

    A pH of 70 is defined as neutral Values below 70 are acidic, and values above 70 are basic or alkaline Small changes in numbers indicate large changes in soil acidity A soil with a pH of 5 is 10 times more acidic than a soil with a pH of 6 and 100 times more acidic than a soil with a pH of 7...

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  • Progress of Soil Acidity Management Research in Ethiopia

    presented in Table 1 and 2, the soil pH, available P and exchangeable cations were found to be far below the optimum Management of Acid Soils with Lime application Due to increasing scope and magnitude of soil acidity problem in Ethiopia, reclamation program focusing on liming has been under taken in seriously affected part of the country...

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  • Impact of Altitude and Land Use Type on Some Physical and ,

    Soil acidity is one of the most important soil factors which influence plant growth and ultimately limit crop production and profitability More than 30 of the total cultivated land area of Ethiopia is believed to be affected by soil acidity of differing magnitude 1,2 Accord- ingly, together with declining levels of soil ,...

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  • AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN ,

    The higher learning institutions do agricultural research relevant to their local conditions and through contractual arrangements with EIAR on national commodity crops or livestock Little or no agricultural research work is done by the private sector in Ethiopia...

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  • Wheat Crop Response to Liming Materials and N and P ,

    A greenhouse experiment was carried out on acidic soils collected from the Tsegede highlands of northern Ethiopia, where wheat production is severely constrained by soil acidity, to evaluate wheat crop response to the applications of liming materials Wukro lime and Sheba lime and N and P fertilizers Three lime sources without lime, Wukro lime and Sheba lime and four N and P fertilizers ....

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  • ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF GRADUATE ,

    ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES , National Animal Health Research Center, and Soil Laboratory and Nutrition Department and AAU staff secretaries at the Department of Biology and other , water temperature and pH in the same locations Furthermore, the effects of a one- ,...

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  • Causes of soil acidity Agriculture and Food

    Sep 17, 2018 0183 32 If the two nitrate ions were taken up by a plant, two of the hydrogen ions would bind with hydroxide ions released from the plant, leaving one hydrogen ion contributing to soil acidity If the two nitrate ions leached away from the root zone, all three hydrogen ions would remain to contribute to soil acidity...

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  • Soil acidification and the importance of liming ,

    Jun 24, 2016 0183 32 Introduction The pH of agricultural soils is almost always measured in water, although 001 m calcium chloride is sometimes used for research purposes eg Blake et al, 1999 because it simulates the soil solution better than waterUK agricultural soils usually have a pH in water of between 5 unlimed mineral soils and 75 chalky or limestone soils...

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  • Advances in Crop Science and Technology

    affected by soil acidity From current ATA report it was estimated that about 43 of the total arable land in Ethiopia is affected by soil acidity Soil acidity problem is significant in the north-western, south-western, southern and central regions of the country which receive precipitation...

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  • Applied and Environmental Soil Science

    Soil acidity is one of the major factors limiting soil fertility and crop production in large areas of Ethiopia A two-month incubation experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of lime, vermicompost VC , and chemical phosphorus P fertilizer on selected chemical properties of Dystric Nitisols in Ebantu District, Western Ethiopia...

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  • Expansive soils in Ethioipa a Review

    soil have been done on different towns of the country over the years but no compiled and com prehensive review has been published Thus the aim of this paper is to present a review on characteristics, be havior, stabilization of expansive soil in Ethiopia and its effects on the structures with suggestion of possible remedial measur...

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  • What Is Acidic Soil?

    Having acidic soil doesn t mean your gardening days are over Certain plants, such as blueberries, foxgloves, azaleas, heather, and strawberries prefer acidic soil, so you may decide to plant those plants that will naturally thrive in your acidic soilIf you have your heart set on growing a vegetable garden or other garden plants, you can amend your soil to raise its pH level, which takes a ....

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  • Response of barley to liming of acid soils collected from ,

    Ethiopia, However the problem of soil acidity and diseases, decreases the productivity and the national , Soil acidity and its problem are common in all regions where precipitation is high enough to leach appreciable amounts of exchangeable bases from the , research work done on liming to improve its...

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  • New Research Update The Impact of Coffee Processing on ,

    Jan 17, 2012 0183 32 By Emma Sage, Coffee Science Manager, SCAA A new study, published in the Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, has investigated the specific environmental impact of coffee waste on river water in the Jimma Zone of EthiopiaThis research was undertaken by collaborators from Ethiopian, US and Belgium Universities, as well as the local Jimma Agricultural Research ,...

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  • Land Degradation A Challenge to Ethiopia SpringerLink

    Land degradation is a great threat for the future and it requires great effort and resources to ameliorate The major causes of land degradation in Ethiopia are the rapid population increase, severe soil loss, deforestation, low vegetative cover and unbalanced crop and livestock production...

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  • Progress of Soil Acidity Management Research in Ethiopia

    In Ethiopia, huge surface areas of the highlands located at almost all regional states of the country are affected by soil acidity From current ATA report it was estimated that about 43 of the total arable land in Ethiopia is affected by soil acidity Soil acidity problem is significant in the north-western, south-western, southern and ....

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  • Understanding and Correcting Soil Acidity

    Soil acidity is rapidly becoming a problem in our region Each year more soil samples handled by the Noble Research Institute have or are prone to acidity problems Acidic soils create production problems by limiting the availability of some essential plant nutrients and increasing that of the soil solution s toxic elements, such as aluminum ....

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