Soil Quality Index Models for Assessing WalnutOrchards in Northern Erbil Province, Iraq

@article{Maulood2020SoilQI,
  title={Soil Quality Index Models for Assessing WalnutOrchards in Northern Erbil Province, Iraq},
  author={Pakhshan Mustafa Maulood and Dalshad Azeez Darwesh},
  journal={Polish Journal of Environmental Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={29},
  pages={1275-1285}
}
  • Pakhshan Mustafa Maulood, Dalshad Azeez Darwesh
  • Published 2020
  • Chemistry
  • Polish Journal of Environmental Studies
  • Improving soil quality, sustaining high crop yields and conservation environment are the main goals behind soil quality assessment. Soil quality indexes (SQI) serve as efficient decision tools for agriculture managers, scientists and policy makers to choose appropriate management practices for sustaining land and yield quality. The aim of this study was to evaluate soil quality by using three common SQI models: additive, weighted and principal component analysis (PCA). Seventy-two soil samples… CONTINUE READING

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