• Releasing pattern of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium from decomposing litter in arid to semi-arid climatic conditions

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      Nitrogen; phosphorus; potassium; releasing pattern; immobilization

    • Abstract


      The pattern of release of N, P and K from decomposing leaf-litter of 3 species was investigated. These elements were continually released in all 3 litter types. Among the 3 elements studied, K was released rapidly in all the 3 litter types. No immobilization phase was evident.

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      S C Bhatt1 G V Sarat Babu2 S C Pandeya1

      1. Department of Bioscience, Saurashtra University, Rajkot - 360 005, India
      2. Land Resources Division, Remote Sensing Area, Space Applications Centre (ISRO), Ahmedabad - 380 053, India
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