Status of molybdenum in soils of Palghar district of Maharashtra

DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5057    | Article Id: A-5057 | Page : 737-740
Citation :- Status of molybdenum in soils of Palghar district of Maharashtra.Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2019.(53):737-740
S.S. Hadole, R.N. Katkar, P.A. Sarap, S.R. Lakhe and Shamna.K. Muhammed psarapssac@gmail.com
Address : Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry,
Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola-444 104, Maharashtra, India.
Submitted Date : 16-06-2018
Accepted Date : 15-05-2019

Abstract

The surface soil samples representing six tehsils were collected from Palghar district during 2015-16.  The available molybdenum content in soil varied from 0.01 to 0.65 mg Kg-1 with nutrient index value was found 1.93.  In Palghar district 30 percent soil samples were deficient in available molybdenum. However, positive significant correlation between available molybdenum with pH (r=+0.714**) whereas, significantly negative correlation with organic carbon content (r= -0.815**) was observed.  

Keywords

Available molybdenum status Nutrient index

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