Greedy Tropical Soils: Appeasing the Hungry Soils for Sustainable Food Production [26th Inaugural Lecture]

Michael Okpara University | 57 pages (12572 words) | Inaugural Lectures

TABLE OF CONTENT

1.0 Preamble

2.0 Soils

2.1 Soil Composition

2.2 Importance of Soils

2.3 Soil Formation

2.4 Disciplines in Soil Science

2.5 Soil Classifications

2.6 Soil Minerals

2.7 Soil Acidity 

3.0 Nutrient Element

3.1 Phosphorus in Soils

3.2 Potassium in Soils

3.3 Nitrogen in Soils

4.0 Phosphorus Fixation Capacity of Tropical Soils

4.1 Phosphorus Sorption Isotherm 

4.2 Fractional Recovery of Phosphorus 

5.0 Summary of My Contribution

5.1 Phosphorus and its constraints in soils of the humid tropics

5.2 determination of phosphorus requirement of some crops using sorption

5.3 fractional recovery of applied phosphorus 

5.4 fractional recovery of applied potassium

5.5 Sulphur sorption of some soils of Abia state

5.6 Phosphorus distribution along Toposequence

5.7 Potassium distribution along Toposequence of Abia State

5.8 Suitability evaluation of some soil of Southeastern Nigeria for some crop production

6.0 Contribution to the Future

7.0 Conclusion and Recommendation

8.0 Acknowledgement

9.0 References


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APA

MICHAEL, U (2023). Greedy Tropical Soils: Appeasing the Hungry Soils for Sustainable Food Production [26th Inaugural Lecture]. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Jun 23, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/greedy-tropical-soils-appeasing-the-hungry-soils-for-sustainable-food-production-%5B26th-inaugural-lecture%5D-7-2

MLA 8th

UNIVERSITY, MICHAEL. "Greedy Tropical Soils: Appeasing the Hungry Soils for Sustainable Food Production [26th Inaugural Lecture]" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 26 Jun. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/greedy-tropical-soils-appeasing-the-hungry-soils-for-sustainable-food-production-%5B26th-inaugural-lecture%5D-7-2. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

UNIVERSITY, MICHAEL. "Greedy Tropical Soils: Appeasing the Hungry Soils for Sustainable Food Production [26th Inaugural Lecture]". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 26 Jun. 2023. Web. 23 Jun. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/greedy-tropical-soils-appeasing-the-hungry-soils-for-sustainable-food-production-%5B26th-inaugural-lecture%5D-7-2 >.

Chicago

UNIVERSITY, MICHAEL. "Greedy Tropical Soils: Appeasing the Hungry Soils for Sustainable Food Production [26th Inaugural Lecture]" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 23 Jun. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/greedy-tropical-soils-appeasing-the-hungry-soils-for-sustainable-food-production-%5B26th-inaugural-lecture%5D-7-2

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