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Role of Organic Amendments to Enhance Soil Fertility Status and Wheat Growth in Salt Affected Soil

Role of Organic Amendments to Enhance Soil Fertility Status and Wheat Growth in Salt Affected Soil

Noor-us-Sabah1*, Mukkram Ali Tahir1, Ghulam Sarwar1 and Sher Muhammad

1Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Pakistan; 2Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

soilscientist.uca@gmail.com  

Figure 1

Effect of organic matter amendment on biomass growth of wheat. Where; T1-control (recommended NPK); T2- ½ of recommended NPK; T3-FYM @ 1.5 % by soil weight; T4-full dose of press mud; T5-full dose of compost; T6-full dose of poultry manure; T7-full dose of sesbania green manure; T8-T2 + ½ FYM; T9-T2 + ½ press mud; T10-T2 + ½ compost; T11-T2 + ½ poultry manure; T12- T2 + ½ sesbania green manure. 

Figure 2

Effect of organic matter amendment on soil organic matter content; Where; T1-control (recommended NPK); T2- ½ of recommended NPK; T3-FYM @ 1.5 % by soil weight; T4-full dose of press mud; T5-full dose of compost; T6-full dose of poultry manure; T7-full dose of sesbania green manure; T8-T2 + ½ FYM; T9-T2 + ½ press mud; T10-T2 + ½ compost; T11-T2 + ½ poultry manure; T12- T2 + ½ sesbania green manure. 

Figure 3

Effect of organic matter amendment on soil available phosphorus content; Where; T1-control (recommended NPK); T2- ½ of recommended NPK; T3-FYM @ 1.5 % by soil weight; T4-full dose of press mud; T5-full dose of compost; T6-full dose of poultry manure; T7-full dose of sesbania green manure; T8-T2 + ½ FYM; T9-T2 + ½ press mud; T10-T2 + ½ compost; T11-T2 + ½ poultry manure; T12- T2 + ½ sesbania green manure. 

Figure 4

Effect of organic matter amendment on soil water soluble K content; Where; T1-control (recommended NPK); T2- ½ of recommended NPK; T3-FYM @ 1.5 % by soil weight; T4-full dose of press mud; T5-full dose of compost; T6-full dose of poultry manure; T7-full dose of sesbania green manure; T8-T2 + ½ FYM; T9-T2 + ½ press mud; T10-T2 + ½ compost; T11-T2 + ½ poultry manure; T12- T2 + ½ sesbania green manure. 

Figure 5

Percent decrease in soil pH over original value; Where; T1-control (recommended NPK); T2- ½ of recommended NPK; T3-FYM @ 1.5 % by soil weight; T4-full dose of press mud; T5-full dose of compost; T6-full dose of poultry manure; T7-full dose of sesbania green manure; T8-T2 + ½ FYM; T9-T2 + ½ press mud; T10-T2 + ½ compost; T11-T2 + ½ poultry manure; T12- T2 + ½ sesbania green manure. 

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Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research

June

Vol. 33, Iss. 2, Pages 192-421

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