Contamination of surface water as affected by land use in acid sulfate soils in the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam.

@inproceedings{Minh1997ContaminationOS,
  title={Contamination of surface water as affected by land use in acid sulfate soils in the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam.},
  author={Le Quang Minh and T{\^o} Ph{\'u}c Tường and M.E.F. van Mensvoort and Johan Bouma},
  year={1997}
}
Leaching toxic substances out of the rootzone is an effective measure for improving soil quality and crop yield in acid sulfate soils (ASS). However, leaching of ASS may pollute the environment. We quantified the concentration and amount of pollution from leaching of ASS for rice, pineapple and yam cultivation in a Typic Sulfaquept in the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam. The fields studied were originally uncultivated and had been reclaimed 2 months, and 1 and 2 years prior to the initiation of the… CONTINUE READING

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