Soil Science

Detailed Soil Survey Of Michael Okpara Univeristy Of Agriculture Umudike Umuahia (Mouau Site (Phase I)

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The ability to maximally harness the potential of any soil begins with a proper evaluation and correct classification of that soil. Soils have a variety of uses which include (but not...

101 pages (21345 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 days ago

Effect of Biochar on Soil Acidity, pH buffering capacity and Nutrient Status of an Ultisol planted to Cucumber (cucumis sativus l.) In Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria

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Soil acidity has remained a major yield limiting factor for crop production worldwide, and in Umudike Southeastern Nigeria, where the soils are characterized by high acidity and low...

31 pages (21241 words) · Thesis · 8 days ago

Land Capability And Soil Fertility Mapping For Enhanced Crop Production In Bende Area Of Abia State, Southeastern Nigeria.

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A soil survey and fertility mapping of Okoko Item in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State,was carried out for efficient fertilizer use and crop production. The study was undertaken...

39 pages (16885 words) · Thesis · 8 days ago

Soil Properties, Mineralogy And Distribution Of Phosphorus Forms In Swamp Rice Growing Soils Of Abia State, Nigeria

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This study was conducted to determine the physical, chemical and mineralogical properties of soils as well as the distribution of` phosphorus (P) forms in soils supporting rice production...

25 pages (34629 words) · Thesis · 12 days ago

Pedogenic Characterization And Evaluation Of Soils On Different Physiographic Terrains In Osisioma Ngwa, South Eastern Nigeria

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Characterization, classification and evaluation of soils in Osisioma Ngwa, South Eastern Nigeria was carried out. A preliminary reconnaissance survey delineated the study area into...

29 pages (20874 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

The Effect Of Sesquioxides And Organic Carbon Content On Soil Structural Stability In Different Plantation Land Use In Edo State

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The effect of sesquioxides and carbon content on soil structural stability was carried out on soil samples collected from four plantation land use systems (cocoa, coconut, oil palm and...

155 pages (45680 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Effect Of Municipal Wastes On Some Selected Soil Properties, Heavy Metals And Micronutrients Content In Three Dumpsites In Abia State, Nigeria

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This study was carried out to determine the effect of municipal waste disposal on some selected soil physical and chemical properties, heavy metals and micronutrient contents of the soil...

1 page (28601 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Erodibility Potentials Of Soils Of Different Parent Materials Under Different Land Uses In Abia State, South Eastern, Nigeria

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Erodibility potentials of soils of different parent materials under different land uses in Abia State, South Eastern Nigeria were studied. Soil samples were collected from four different...

137 pages (30944 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Using Organic Inputs As Soil Amendment: The Effect On Soil Feritility, Potassium Forms, Growth And Yield Of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) In The Humid Tropics)

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Lots of wastes are being generated on daily basis and recently, more emphasis is being laid on waste recycling. To verify the hypothesis of study, which stated that organic wastes,...

1 page (37206 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Land Capability Classification, Fertility Mapping And Pedodiversity Of Soils Over Coastal Plain Sands Of Abia State, Nigeria

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1 page (21677 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Soil survey and land suitability evaluation of Okoko item, Abia State, Nigeria, for upland rice (oriza sativa (l.) And taro (colocasia esculenta (l.) Production

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Land suitability of Okoko Item in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State for sustainable rice (Oriza sativa (L.) and Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) production was conducted. Free method...

144 pages (29401 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Effect Of Land Use Changes On The Water Transmission Properties Of Soils Under Two Seasons In Isu, Imo State, Nigeria

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Water is one of the most crucial inputs in agricultural production and as such needs to be utilized judiciously. The effect of land use on the water transmission properties of...

1 page (34978 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Soil Survey And Land Suitability Evaluation For Oil Palm (Elaeis Guineesis) Cultivation In Ulakwo, Owerri North, Imo State Nigeria

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A survey of soils of Ulakwo, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, was conducted to characterize and evaluate the suitability of the soils for sustainable production of oil palm....

54 pages (11693 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Characterization, Classification And Land Suitability Evaluation Of Wetland Soils For Crop Production In Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

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A field study was undertaken to characterize, classify and evaluate the suitability of some wetland soils of Akwa Ibom State for wetland rice, cassava and maize production. The study area...

1 page (38855 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Characterization, Classification And Land Capability Evaluation Of Soils Of A Toposequence In Okwulaga Afaraukwu Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria

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 A study was conducted to characterize, classify and assess the potential of the soils of a toposequence for sustainable crop production in Okwulaga Afaraukwu in Umuahia North Local...

1 page (12567 words) · Thesis · 8 months ago

Bioaugumentation With Selected Bacteria In Regenerating Soil Degraded By Granite Quarrying At Umuoghara, Ebonyi State, Nigeria

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Bioaugumentation with selected bacteria in regenerating soil degraded by granite at umuoghara Ezza, Nigeria.  The study aimed to identify and characterize the dominant bacteria specie...

Thesis · 8 months ago

Erodibility Status Of Soil Formed From Three Geological Formations In Abia And Imo States Of Nigeria And Effect Of Land Use System

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Soil erosion is the physical removal of topsoil by water flowing over and through the soil profile. Erodibility of soil is a major consideration in helping the government to identify...

1 page (30799 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Principal Component Analysis Of Soil Physical And Chemical Properties Influencing Aggregate Stability Of Some Selected Ultisols

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Evaluation of the main soil physical and chemical properties which influence macro and micro aggregate stability of some top soils were made. The top (0-20 cm) soil samples were collected...

64 pages (11459 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Assessment Of Some Physico-Chemical Properties Of Gully Eroded Soil In Isuikwuato, Abia State

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The study was carried out to assess the physic-chemical properties of gully eroded soil in Isiukwuato, Abia State. The soil samples were collected from the top, middle and bottom. Five...

58 pages (9112 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Characteristics And Classification Of Soils And Land Capability Of Oil Palm Plantation In Mouau, Ikwuano L.G.A Abia State

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  A research study of MOUAU oil palm plantation in South Eastern Nigeria was conducted to characterize, classify and evaluate the capability of land for oil palm  Three...

49 pages (8150 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Effect Of Biochar, Ash And Lime On Available Phosphorus In Soils Derived From Four Parent Materials South East Nigeria

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 An incubation study was conducted at Michael Okpara University of Agricu1tur, Umudike Soil Science Laboratory from April to June 2013 to assess the effect of biochar, ash and lime on...

42 pages (8194 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Effect Of Poultry Manure And Wood Ash On Soil Properties And The Growth Of Maize Under Green House Condition

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 Pot experiment was conducted at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Urnudike green house to study the influence of combined use of poultry manure and wood ash on soil properties...

53 pages (10355 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Physical And Chemical Properties Of Soil Of Different Land Use Systems

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Land management practices provide the basis for evaluating sustainability and monitoring environmental impacts. The study was carried out at Michael Okpara University of agriculture,...

44 pages (7646 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Effect Of Biochar And Other Amendments On The Ph Of Soils Derived From Four Parent Materials In South East Nigeria

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 An incubation experiment was conducted at the Soil Science and Meteorology laboratory, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, to determine the effects of amendments...

38 pages (7819 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Evaluation Of Eggshell As A Liming Material In An Ultisol Of South Eastern Nigeria

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 Incubation studies were carried out to investigate the effectiveness of ground eggshell as a liming material in an Ultisol in Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria. The ground eggshell was...

53 pages (9429 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago
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