author={Mitchell L. Halperin and Kamel S. Kamel},
  journal={The Lancet},

Genetic analysis of potassium use efficiency in Brassica oleracea.

There is sufficient genetic variation in B. oleracea to breed for both KUtE and KUpE, but as QTL associated with these traits differ between glasshouse and field environments, marker-assisted breeding programmes must consider carefully the conditions under which the crop will be grown.

Effect of Soil Buffering Capacity and Clay Minerals on the Rate Coefficient of Non-Exchangeable Potassium Release

Potassium (K) is an essential element for plant growth. The difference in K release from the non-exchangeable K sources can be a result of soil properties. This research was carried out to assess the

Long-term potassium administration/deprivation cycles on tropical oxisol: effects on soil fertility and soybean performance.

Highly weathered soils in the humid tropics generally present low potassium (K) mineral reserves. When K fertilization is restricted, exchangeable K forms tend to run out quickly, hampering crop

Distribution of different forms of potassium under temperature conditions of Kashmir

A study was conducted in temperate conditions of Kashmir valley to study the distribution of different form of potassium. Surface soil samples were collected from two different agro-climatic zones of

Sewage sludge biochar: effects on soil fertility and growth of radish

Abstract Biochar has been presented as a viable alternative for the sustainable use of sewage sludge (SS) in agriculture. However, there are still doubts about the nutritional effects of biochar on

Forms and Status of Potassium in Some Soils Supporting Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis, Jacq) Plantations in Cross River State, Nigeria

The status of the various forms of potassium (K) in soils derived from sedimentary sandstone and basement complex rocks that support oil palm plantations was investigated. The investigation revealed


Understanding the dynamics of potassium (K) and its availability is fundamental in its efficient use as an important nutrient. The objectives of present study were to compare standard K extraction

Effects of boron and vermicompost on growth, yield and nutrient content of Chilli (Capsicum annum L.)

The effects of boron (B) and vermicompost (VC) on growth and yield of Chilli (Capsicum annum L.) and nutrient accumulation in its fruits was examined. The highest plant height (22 cm), leaf number