Management of Lignite Fly Ash for Improving Soil Fertility and Crop Productivity

@article{Ram2007ManagementOL,
  title={Management of Lignite Fly Ash for Improving Soil Fertility and Crop Productivity},
  author={Lal C. Ram and Nishant K. Srivastava and S. K. Jha and Awadhesh Kumar Sinha and R. E. Masto and Vetrivel A. Selvi},
  journal={Environmental Management},
  year={2007},
  volume={40},
  pages={438-452}
}
Lignite fly ash (LFA), being alkaline and endowed with excellent pozzolanic properties, a silt loam texture, and plant nutrients, has the potential to improve soil quality and productivity. Long-term field trials with groundnut, maize, and sun hemp were carried out to study the effect of LFA on growth and yield. Before crop I was sown, LFA was applied at various doses with and without press mud (an organic waste from the sugar industry, used as an amendment and source of nutrients). LFA with… 
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