Recovery of adsorbed zinc in acid soils as influenced by prior phosphorus applications

Abstract

Five acid soils of Hawaii, having histories of heavy P applications were equilibrated with graded quantities of Zn. Amounts of adsorbed Zn were extracted with a single extraction of 0.005M DTPA. The data indicated that most of the added Zn was in available form. Prior P applications either had no effect on recovery or slightly increased it. The results substantiated the earlier findings that P-induced Zn deficiency could not be due to precipitation of Zn as insoluble Zn−P compounds in the soils.

DOI: 10.1007/BF02185587

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@article{Saeed2005RecoveryOA, title={Recovery of adsorbed zinc in acid soils as influenced by prior phosphorus applications}, author={Munawar Saeed}, journal={Plant and Soil}, year={2005}, volume={52}, pages={447-450} }