Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Soil Fertility

Edited by Roland Nuhu Issaka

Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, India

Soil Fertility book presents nine chapters written by renowned soil fertility experts from Africa, Asia and South America. The book is divided into two sections. Section 1, Biological Processes and Integration of Inorganic and Organic Fertilizers for Soil Fertility Improvement, examines biological processes that can enhance the soil fertility. It discusses the use of both organic and inorganic fertilizers and their integration in improving soil fertility. The second section, Improving Fertilizer Recommendation and Efficiency, looks at the state-of-the-art in leaf sampling and analysis. Proper leaf sampling and standardized methods of analysis are important steps in providing good recommendations.

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Soil FertilityEdited by Roland Nuhu Issaka

Published: December 12th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/55414

ISBN: 978-953-51-0873-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5021-3

Copyright year: 2012

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26581 Total Chapter Downloads

27 Crossref Citations

37 Web of Science Citations

59 Dimensions Citations


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1. Enhancing Soil Fertility for Cereal Crop Production Through Biological Practices and the Integration of Organic and In- Organic Fertilizers in Northern Savanna Zone of Ghana

By James M. Kombiok, Samuel Saaka J. Buah and Jean M. Sogbedji


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2. Improvement of Soil Fertility with Use of Indigenous Resources in Lowland Rice Systems

By Satoshi Nakamura, Roland Nuhu Issaka, Israel K. Dzomeku, Monrawee Fukuda, Mohammed Moro Buri, Vincent Kodjo Avornyo, Eric Owusu Adjei, Joseph A. Awuni and Satoshi Tobita


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3. Soil Management for the Establishment of the Forage Legume Arachis pintoi as a Mean to Improve Soil Fertility of Native Pastures of Mexico

By Braulio Valles-de la Mora, Epigmenio Castillo-Gallegos, Jesús Jarillo- Rodríguez and Eliazar Ocaña-Zavaleta


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4. Nutrient balance as paradigm of plant and soil chemometricsNutrient Balance as Paradigm of Soil and Plant Chemometrics

By S.É. Parent, L.E. Parent, D.E. Rozanne, A. Hernandes and W. Natale


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5. Plant Analysis

By Renato de Mello Prado and Gustavo Caione


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6. Sustainable Management of Soil Potassium – A Crop Rotation Oriented Concept

By Witold Grzebisz, Witold Szczepaniak, Jarosław Potarzycki and Remigiusz Łukowiak


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7. Soil Acidity and Liming in Tropical Fruit Orchards

By William Natale, Danilo Eduardo Rozane, Serge-Étienne Parent and Léon Etienne Parent


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8. Potassium Fertilization on Fruits Orchards: A Study Case from Brazil

By Sarita Leonel and Luis Lessi dos Reis


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9. Alternative Fertilizer Utilizing Methods for Sustaining Low Input Agriculture

By Monrawee Fukuda, Fujio Nagumo, Satoshi Nakamura and Satoshi Tobita


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