Impact of management practices on soil microbial properties under wheat-cluster bean cropping system

DOI: 10.18805/LR-3908    | Article Id: LR-3908 | Page : 565-571
Citation :- Impact of management practices on soil microbial properties under wheat-cluster bean cropping system.Legume Research-An International Journal.2019.(42):565-571
Nisha, Meenu Walia, Navneet Batra, Rajesh Gera and Sneh Goyal batranavneet@gmail.com
Address : Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125 004, Haryana, India.
Submitted Date : 28-06-2017
Accepted Date : 2-11-2017

Abstract

A study of organic, integrated and inorganic plant nutrient management systems was conducted to determine the effect of management practices on soil microbiological properties after 10 years of continuous application. The rate of C mineralization and potentially mineralizable nitrogen were 6.8 and 41.5 mg/kg soil, respectively. Arginine ammonification and nitrification activities were 0.88 µg NH4+- N/g soil/h and 56.0 µg NO3--N/g/day, respectively. Microbial biomass C, N and P were 320, 40 and 12 mg/kg soil, respectively. Alkaline phosphatase, urease and cellulase activities were highest with application of VC@15t /ha.

Keywords

Carbon mineralization Nitrogen mineralization Organic amendments Organic matter Soil enzymes Soil microbial biomass

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