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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2018)
Status of available sulphur in cultivated soils of Mehsana district of Gujarat


Author(s): Praveen Thakur and Bhailal T Patel

Abstract: The present study was carried out to determine the available sulphur status in soils of Mehsana district of Gujarat, three hundred and seventy one surface soil samples (0-15cm) were randomly collected from 10 talukas of Mehsana district of Gujarat. All the collected soil samples were analyzed for available sulphur as per standard procedures. The available S content in soils of Mehsana district varied from 5.50 to 49.31 mg kg-1 with a mean value of 15.80 mg.kg-1. Out of 371 soil samples of the district, 29.65, 49.87 and 20.49 per cent were found under low, medium and high category for available sulphur, respectively. According to the Nutrient Index Value (NIV) soils of Mehsana district were marginal in available S (1.91).

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Praveen Thakur, Bhailal T Patel. Status of available sulphur in cultivated soils of Mehsana district of Gujarat. Int J Chem Stud 2018;6(1):267-269.
International Journal of Chemical Studies