Effect of drying soil on the measurement of phosphate adsorption

N. J. Barrow, T. C. Shaw

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Drying a soil increased the measured adsorption of phosphate; the drier the soil the larger was the effect. After drying at moderate temperatures, the effects were greatly reduced by re-moistening the soil for a day before measuring adsorption.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-353
Number of pages7
JournalCommunications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1980
Externally publishedYes


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