Effect of liming on the change of some agrochemical soil properties in a long-term fertilization experiment

https://doi.org/10.17221/850/2013-PSECitation:Jaskulska I., Jaskulski D., Kobierski M. (2014): Effect of liming on the change of some agrochemical soil properties in a long-term fertilization experiment. Plant Soil Environ., 60: 146-150.
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For 10 years (1999–2008) there was investigated the effect of liming on soil pHKCl and on organic carbon, available forms of macroelements and DTPA-extracted forms of some metals in 6 different fertilization objects in a long-term experiment set up in 1948: without fertilization (0), straw + NPK (STR NPK), NPK, farmyard manure (FYM), FYM NPK, FYM NPKMgCa. As a result of the application of 12.0 t/ha of lime (4.3 t Ca/ha), an increase was found not only in soil pH value but also in organic carbon, plant available phosphorus, zinc and copper contents and a decrease in manganese content. Despite significant changes in the soil properties, they still varied across the long-term fertilization objects.
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