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Chemical and Mineralogical Characteristics of an Organic Soil (Troposaprist) from Sg. Burong, Tg. Karang, Selangor

Jusop, Shamsuddin and Nik Wan, Nik Mokhtar and Kamal, A. J. (1985) Chemical and Mineralogical Characteristics of an Organic Soil (Troposaprist) from Sg. Burong, Tg. Karang, Selangor. Pertanika, 8 (3). pp. 299-304.

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Abstract

At bulk density of O. 97 g/cm 3and pH (top soil) of around 5 reflects that the soil has improved after undergoing an ameliorating programme and more than a decade of cultivation. But at depth, pH is still low where Al is present in large quantities. A high water table leads to the accumulation of bases, especially Ga and Na in the lower horizons. Low pH0 and high GEG is the reflection of high amounts of organic matter and mica-vemiculite-smectite mineralogy.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Organic soils, minerals, charges, soil buffering
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Agriculture
ID Code:2290
Deposited By: Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki
Deposited On:12 Nov 2009 12:15
Last Modified:27 May 2013 15:00

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