Soil Fertility Assessment and Mapping at Shashamane District, West Arsi Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia

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Year:
2016
Type of Publication:
Article
Keywords:
Soil Fertility Mapping, Soil NPK, Kriging, Electrical Conductivity, Cation Exchange Capacity, pH, Organic Carbon
Authors:
Tadesse Hunduma; Kefyalew Assefa; Tilahun Firomsa
Journal:
IJRIES
Volume:
3
Number:
5
Pages:
82-87
Month:
July
ISSN:
2394-1375
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Abstract:
Soil fertility mapping is the way of assessing soil nutrients on the basis of soil sample test results and preparing maps at required scale. The study tried to map the plant macro nutrients phosphorous, potassium, organic carbon and other soil fertility indicators (pH. EC, CEC) for Shashamane district, Ethiopia.