Distribution of Some Macro Nutrients and Chemical Properties in Some Semi-arid Soils of Borno State

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M. K. Sandabe
A. M. Zubairu
M. I. Yusuf

Abstract

The research was carried out to study the distribution of some macro nutrients and chemical Properties in some semi–arid soils of Borno state. Three composite soil samples were collected at different locations at depth of 0-20 cm which were analysed for some macro nutrients and chemical properties. University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) soil is slightly acidic to neutral in reaction,  low in electrical conductivity (EC), high base saturation, low in percent organic carbon, moderate in calcium, high in magnesium, low in potassium, high in sodium, low in available phosphorus. Dalori soils were neutral in reaction, low in EC, high base saturation low in percent organic carbon, low in calcium, high in magnesium, low in potassium, high in sodium, low in available phosphorus. Gongulong soil was moderately acidic in reaction, moderate in EC, high base saturation, moderate in percent organic carbon, high in calcium, very high in magnesium, moderate in potassium, high in sodium, low in available phosphorus.

Keywords:
Soil chemical properties, macro nutrients, Borno.

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Sandabe, M. K., Zubairu, A. M., & Yusuf, M. I. (2019). Distribution of Some Macro Nutrients and Chemical Properties in Some Semi-arid Soils of Borno State. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 29(1), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijpss/2019/v29i130135
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