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Effect of fly ash application on soil microbial response and heavy metal accumulation in soil and rice plant.
Fly ash (FA), a byproduct of coal combustion in thermal power plants, has been considered as a problematic solid waste and its safe disposal is a cause of concern. Several studies proposed that FAExpand
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Efficiency of Phosphogypsum and Mined Gypsum in Reclamation and Productivity of Rice–Wheat Cropping System in Sodic Soil
In this study, efficacies of mined gypsum and phosphogypsum (PG), when applied at equivalent doses, were compared for sodic soil reclamation and productivity of rice–wheat system. Application of PG,Expand
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Variation of functional diversity of soil microbial community in sub-humid tropical rice-rice cropping system under long-term organic and inorganic fertilization
Abstract Soil microbial communities play an essential role in maintaining soil fertility and considered as ecological indicators to evaluate soil health. In the present study, long-term effects ofExpand
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Assessment of colorimetric, antibacterial and antifungal properties of woollen yarn dyed with the extract of the leaves of henna (Lawsonia inermis)
Abstract The extract of leaves of henna was applied on woollen yarn to investigate the dyeing characteristics and antimicrobial efficacy against common human pathogens such as Escherichia coli MTCCExpand
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Characterizing spatial variability of soil properties in salt affected coastal India using geostatistics and kriging
Soil salinization is a major problem affecting 955 Mha globally and 7 Mha in India. Soil properties vary spatially and knowing the extent of spatial variability of soil physicochemicalExpand
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Carbon and nitrogen fractions and stocks under 41 years of chemical and organic fertilization in a sub-humid tropical rice soil
Abstract Effects of different fertilizers and manure on dynamics of soil organic carbon (SOC) and nitrogen fractions and their stock changes remains unclear under intensively cultivated rice soilExpand
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Soil aggregation and distribution of carbon and nitrogen in different fractions after 41years long-term fertilizer experiment in tropical rice–rice system
Abstract Inorganic fertilizers and manure application can alter the aggregate distribution as well as aggregate associated organic carbon and nitrogen. It is not fully understood how long termExpand
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Submergence tolerance in relation to application time of nitrogen and phosphorus in rice (Oryza sativa L.)
Abstract Transient complete submergence reduces survival and yield of more than 22 million ha of rice in rainfed lowlands and flood prone areas in Asia. Progress has been made in developing moreExpand
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Effects of 42-year long-term fertilizer management on soil phosphorus availability, fractionation, adsorption-desorption isotherm and plant uptake in flooded tropical rice
Abstract Soil phosphorus (P) fractionation, adsorption, and desorption isotherm, and rice yield and P uptake were investigated in flooded tropical rice (Oryza sativa L.) following 42-year fertilizerExpand
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Delineation of soil management zones for a rice cultivated area in eastern India using fuzzy clustering
Abstract Efficient, cost effective and easy to use tools are needed for site specific management of soils for increasing the crop productivity. Currently nutrient management recommendations for riceExpand
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