FLY ASH-ORGANIC BYPRODUCT MIXTURE AS SOIL AMENDMENT

  • Kenneth S. Sajwan
  • Siva Paramasivam
  • Ashok K. Alva
  • Shivendra V. Sahi
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAIV, volume 69)

Abstract

Greenhouse studies were conducted to assess the potential of fly ash-organic waste co-disposal to enhance crop production.

Keywords

Biomass Combustion Clay Siliceous Sludge 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth S. Sajwan
    • 1
  • Siva Paramasivam
    • 1
  • Ashok K. Alva
    • 2
  • Shivendra V. Sahi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Natural Sciences and MathematicsSavannah State UniversitySavannahU.S.A.
  2. 2.USA, USDA-ARS, Vegetables and Forage Crops Research Unit, ProsserU.S.A.
  3. 3.Department of BiologyWestern Kentucky UniversityBowling,GreenU.S.A.

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