Study of Physico-chemical Parameters for Soil Quality of Agricultural Field Used in Villages of Nanded- Waghala Municipal Corporation, District : Nanded (Maharashtra), India

Authors(1) :-Dinesh T. Gajulwar

The soil is the most important component of our farming. The type of soil is a major factor in determining what types of plant will grow in any area. Soil sampling is the most important step for any soil Analysis. Some important physicochemical parameters of agricultural soil sample near Godavari River from Nanded Taluka. Dist. Nanded, State Maharashtra were studied. Soil samples were collected from 12 representative locations from depths of 0 to 20 cm for physicochemical study. Some physicochemical parameters such as colour, moisture, pH, total organic carbon, Electrical Conductivity (EC), % of Nitrogen (N), % of Phosphorus (P2O5), % of Potassium (K2O), TDS and different metals content were analyzed by using standard procedures. From this study it has been revealed that there is excessive dose of Potassium (K) & phosphorus (P) into the soil due to excessive use of chemical fertilizers. Similarly concentration of elements such as Mg, Ca etc. has also been seen higher than the normal range due to application of sewage water from river & poorer drainage conditions, which leads to increase in soil alkalinity. This study shows that variable concentrations of various parameters and irregular distributions of micronutrients is decreasing the quality of soil for use of agriculture crop formation mean while there is marked variation in nutrients and parameters of various sample point in different agricultural field. This knowledge will help to the people who are interested to work in agricultural field.

Authors and Affiliations

Dinesh T. Gajulwar
Department of Chemistry, Gramonnati Mandal’s Arts, Commerce & Science College Narayangaon, Junnar, Pune, India

Physiochemical parameters, Micronutrients, Soil, fertilizers, TDS, flame photometric method, Conductivity

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 9 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-15
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 253-258
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173950
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Dinesh T. Gajulwar, " Study of Physico-chemical Parameters for Soil Quality of Agricultural Field Used in Villages of Nanded- Waghala Municipal Corporation, District : Nanded (Maharashtra), India", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 9, pp.253-258, November-December-2017.
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