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Using biochar and urea to improve rice production on tropical acid soils


Haruna, Ahmed Osumanu and Maru, Ali (2017) Using biochar and urea to improve rice production on tropical acid soils. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang, Selangor. ISBN 9673447616/9789673447619


This book demonstrates how chicken litter biochar can be uses as an organic amendment to condition acid soils to unlock phosphorus and potassium such that only mnimum amount of nitrogen fertilizers such as urea is used in rice cultivation. It also discusses how this approach can be used to increase nutrient use efficiency and rice grain yield. The book also highlights how soil nutrients conductivity and permittivity are related rice grain yield. This book will be a significant interest to those in the agricultural and environmental sciences, students, research scientist, farmers and others.

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Item Type: Book
Call Number: S654 H338 2017
Divisions: Institute of Tropical Agriculture and Food Security
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Biochar; Urea; Rice production; Tropical acid soils
Depositing User: Ms. Ainur Aqidah Hamzah
Date Deposited: 31 May 2022 20:16
Last Modified: 31 May 2022 20:16
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/61399
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