I= OPTIMIZING PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER FOR FODDER CROPS IN DIFFERENT TEXTURED CALCAREOUS SOILS
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Title of Thesis
OPTIMIZING PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER FOR FODDER CROPS IN DIFFERENT TEXTURED CALCAREOUS SOILS

Author(s)
Muhammad Rashid
Institute/University/Department Details
Institute of Soil & Environmental Sciences/ University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Session
2007
Subject
Soil Sciences
Number of Pages
197
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
phosphate fertilizer, fodder crops, calcareous soils, phosphorus adsorption, plant growth, livestock, oat fodder

Abstract
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1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review Of Literature 8
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  2.1 Phosphorus In Soil 8
  2.2 Reactions Of P With Soil Constituents 9
  2.3 Factors Affecting Phosphorus Adsorption 19
  2.4 A Availability Of Phosphorus In Calcareous Soils 23
  2.5 P Status Of Pakistani Soils 26
  2.6 Phosphorus Requirement Of Crops 29
  2.7 Critical P Concentration For Plant Production 33
  2.8 Phosphorus Adsorption Isotherms 34
  2.9 Desorption And Dissolution Of The Adsorbed Phosphate 40
  2.10 Phosphorus Management In Multiple Cropping Systems 42
  2.11 Phosphorus Buildup In Soils 47
  2.12 Estimation Of The Residual P And Plant Growth 46
  2.13 Phosphorus Depletion In Soils 47
  2.14 Phosphorus And Fodder Quality 48
  2.15 Importance Of P For Livestock 52
4 3 Materials And Methods 55
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5 4 Results And Discussion 67
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  4.1 P Adsorption (%) By Soils 67
  4.2 Response Of Oat Fodder To Applied P In Three Soils 74
  4.3 P Buildup Study 88
  4.4 Phosphorus Depletion Study 123
6 5 Summary 149
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7 6 Literature Cited 156
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