Direct and residual effect of liming on yield of maize and uptake of nutrients in acid soils of meghalaya india

Prasad, R.N.; Ram, P.; Barooah, R.C.; Ram, M.

Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science 31(2): 233-235


Accession: 005164468

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Field experiments were conducted at Upper Shillong (1800 m above msl ) in the state of Meghalaya to study the direct and residual values of lime on the yield and uptake of nutrients by maize. Application of lime equivalent to 25% of lime requirement gave appreciable direct and residual effect on the grain yield and neutralized exchangeable Al. Liming augmented the uptake of P and Ca.