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Colloquia Soil Science Volume 44 , 2020

Comparative analysis of different handling methods and exposure time on the chemical properties of cow dung used as a source of soil nutrient.
Original Research
Pages : 1 - 8
Hassan .A .B, Hussain Tanko .O, Chinedu Valentine .U

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Fertility status of selected soils developed on shale and sandstone parent materials in Odukpani Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 9 - 14
Afu,S.M.,Olim, D.M., Akpa, E. A. and Nwangwu, B.C.


Evaluation of soil microbial biomass carbon and nitrogen as influenced by groundnut genotypes and n fertilizer in a Northern Guinea Savannah Alfisols.
Original Research
Pages : 15 - 20
Agah, B.U., Idehen, E.O., and Omeke, J.O

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Integrated application of drones for soil management and precision agriculture in Nigeria
Review
Pages : 21 - 30
Agbakoba Augustine Azubuike, Ema Idongesit Asuquo, Agbakoba Victor Chike


Mapping and classification of a 100 hectare land at uzanu community, Edo state, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 31 - 39
Lucky Agbogun*, A.S. Umweni, Kadiri O.H. and Faith Okunsebor


The effect of some selected physical properties on the infiltration rate of the soils of Obufa Esuk Orok in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 40 - 46
Akpa, E. A*, Afu, S. M and Olim, D. M

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Assessment of farmers' perception of the rice pest and disease incidence in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi state, Southeastern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 47 - 54
Ifejimalu Augustine Chukwuemeka

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Response of maize to different levels of biochar and compost in a Savanna Alfisol at Samaru, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 55 - 61
Ayorinde M.O, Ogbole A . M and I. M. Haruna

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Variability in particle size distribution at sector one of Watari Irrigation Scheme, Kano State Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 62 - 66
Bashir A.Y, Samndi A.M & Moji K.T

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Degradation assessment of fallowed and cultivated soils of Teaching and Research Farm, Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State.
Original Research
Pages : 67 - 70
Awwal, A.Y., Onokebhagbe, V.O., and Adegboye K.A.


Assessment of supplemental irrigation rate and planting date on water use efficiency of Potato in Kuru, Jos, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 71 - 75
Dayok, S.T., Agbe, P.I., Gani, A.T. and Tetok, N.I.


Soil properties and agronomic performance of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench), as affected by NPK 15:15:15 and poultry manure application in Benin City, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 76 - 81
Edmond Osemwengie Airueghian, James Osaretin Ehigiator1, Rahmatulai Adams, and Melvin Osaretin Obasigie, Osagie Emmanuel Edebiri

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Prediction of infiltration rates of fallow and cultivated soils in Minna, Southern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 82 - 86
Eze, P. C. and Musa, J. J.

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Comparative effect of boiler ash-urea mixture on soil properties, growth, and yield of Cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta)
Original Research
Pages : 87 - 92
Ezema, R. A. * Omeje, T.E., Onunwa, A.O. Ifejimalu, A.T.C.. and Obikwe Amara .


Effect of rice milling activities on water qualities in a major rice producing area of Southeastern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 93 - 103
Ifejimalu Augustine Chukwuemeka

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Synergistic effect of sawdust and poultry manure on some soil chemical properties of Ultisol at Umudike Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 104 - 111
Iroegbu, Chidinma. S and Asawalam, Damian, O2


Agronomic potentials of boiler ash derived from oil palm wastes as fertilizer, soil amendment, and liming materials.
Original Research
Pages : 112 - 118
Ezema, R. A. * 1, Asadu C.L.A.2, Onunwa, A.O.3, and Ifejimalu, A.T.C 4

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Restoring degraded soil through climate smart agriculture
Original Research
Pages : 119 - 124
Iyere-Usiahon, P.N.O., Ndor E, Jayeoba, O. J., and Kuje J.


Testing the effect of AQUASORB and nitrogen rates on yield, nitrogen and water use efficiencies of wheat and hydro-physical properties of soil in Sudan Savanna, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 125 - 132
Idris .S, Ibrahim .T, Yahaya .S.M, Adamu .M.


Effect of Different Mulching Materials on Some Growth Parameters of Maize (Zea mays L)and Soil Physicochemical Properties.
Original Research
Pages : 133 - 136
Chime E.U, Nweke I.A and Ibeh C.U


Agricultural engineering techniques and climate smart farming practices as tools in combating climate change and food insecurity.
Original Research
Pages : 138 - 145
Agbapuonwu, F


Determination of Nitrogen Mineralization in an Open dumpsite soil treated with poultry manure in Anyigba, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 146 - 150
Akande, G.M., Muminah, S., Adebisi, S.L., and Audu, A.


Impact of municipal solid waste disposal on concentrations of heavy metals from soils in Lokoja, Kogi State.
Original Research
Pages : 151 - 155
Audu, A., Okoh, M.O, Otene, I.J.J, Idajili, N.O, Akande, G.M., Malgwi, O. D, Amhakhian, S.O, and Muhammed, B.

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Soil suitability evaluation of Babayau flood plain for selected arable crop cultivation in Ardo-kola, Taraba State, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 156 - 165
Gisilanbe, S.A., Musa, H., Musa, U.A. and Musa, S.A


Effect of bioslurry application on soil chemical properties and growth of maize (Zea mays L.) in an Alfisol in Maiduguri area, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 166 - 173
Adam Lawan Ngala, Auwal Bukar Bularafa, and Aishatu Buba


Influence of swine manure and NPK fertilizers on the growth and yield of selected plantain (Musa spp) genotypes in the rainforest zone of Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 174 - 179
Idehen, E. O. and Molindo, W.A

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Effect of rice milling activities on water quality in a major rice producing area of Southeastern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 180 - 189
Ifejimalu Augustine Chukwuemeka

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Effects of mulch types on soil physicochemical properties, carbon sequestration, growth and yield of Bambara groundnut [Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc.] in Agbani Area Enugu State
Original Research
Pages : 190 - 197
Ikenganyia, E. E. , and Anikwe, M. A. N.


Response of cocoyam (Xanthosoma mafafa) growth parameters and yield and soil physical properties of Ultisol to organic wastes at Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 198 - 203
Iroegbu, C. S, Asawalam, D, O, Dada, O. A and Orji, J. E and Anikwe M. A. N.

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Assessment of aggregate stability and soil organic carbon sequestration in Alfisols of Guinea Savanna
Original Research
Pages : 204 - 211
Malgwi, O. D, Odunze, A.C., Aminu, A and Otene J.J


Biological N fixation and N balance of groundnut genotypes (Arachis hypogea L.) as influenced by temperature and rainfall in two savannahs of Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 212 - 219
Moji K. T., Jibrin M. J., Umar F. G. AND Bashir A. Y.

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Characterization and classification of selected soil under different land fallow length in an Ultisol in a humid tropical environment.
Original Research
Pages : 220 - 227
Nkwopara U. N., Ahukaemere C. M., Ezekwere C. O., Onwudike S. U., Osisi A. F.

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Chemical properties of a watershed prone to erosion along Nworie river banks in Owerri-Imo State, Southeast Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 228 - 236
Nwosu T. V, Nnabuihe E.C, Okafor M.J, Ekpe I.I


Assessment of nutrient availability in soil separates as influenced by land use
Original Research
Pages : 237 - 242
Dayo-Olagbende, G. O., *Akingbola, O.O., Begusa, F. E., Ewulo, B. S. and Ojeniyi, S. O.

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Effect of different combinations of organic and inorganic nitrogen sources on growth and pod yield of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) in Minna, Niger State.
Original Research
Pages : 243 - 248
Ibrahim H. , Aniyikaye R., Adewoyin D. T. E., Osunde A. O., Bala A.


Effect of Tillage Practices on Selected Soil Properties in Makurdi, Southern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 249 - 0
Usman, M., Ali, A., Agber, P.I. and Olatunji, O


Genesis, classification and evaluation of soils formed from diorite gneiss for sustainable land use in South-Western Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 255 - 262
Are, K.S., Ande, O.T., Ojo, A.O., Tobore, A., Fademi, I.K., Ogunweide, T.A. and Odunjo, T.E.

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Growth and yield responses of high-density coverage sweet potato to liming and fertilizer combinations for sandy-loam Ultisols at Nsukka, southeastern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 263 - 269
Nnadi A.L., Nnanna P.I., Onyia V.N., *Obalum S.E. and Igwe C.A.


Effects of coffee and rubber plantations on the physico-chemical properties of an Ultisol in Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 270 - 276
Nnaji, G. U., Agubuche, C. M. and Omeke, J. O.


Impact of organic mulches on weed suppression and soil quality conservation potentials in Calabar, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 277 - 288
Okon, Paul B., Nwagwu, Francis A. and Okon, Afiong P.


Influence of slope positions and depths on distribution of some soil physicochemical properties along an urban hill under forest watershed
Original Research
Pages : 289 - 297
Nwite, J. N.

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Nitrogen uptake and grain yield of some maize (Zea mays L.) varieties under low urea application to soil in Omoku, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 298 - 303
Ogeh, J. S, Ehigiator, J. O, Nnah, M. B and Ezekie P. O.


Comparison of various methods for land suitability evaluation for onion and tomato production at Bayero University Orchard Kano State, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 304 - 311
Magaji M. J. , Pantami S. A., Samndi A. M., Lawan B. A., Mustapha A. A., Modibbo A. , Mukhtar A. A. , and Buji I. B.


Response of Corchorus olitorius L. to application of poultry and little brown bat (Myotis Lucifugus) droppings in Mokwa sothern guinea savannah agro ecological zone of Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 312 - 318
Mohammed, A., Alhassan, J. K., Sodah, M. G. and Mohammed, T.


Soil characterization and classification of selected agro ecological zones of Northern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 319 - 329
Muhammed, B., Samndi, A.M., Otene, .J.J., Audu, A., Okoh, M.O., Malgwi, O. D, and Adava, I.O.


The relationship between soil management and food security in Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 330 - 333
Eze Comfort N. and Chude Victor O.


Symbiotic Properties of Rhizobia Isolates Obtained from Birnin Gwari and Shika in Kaduna State, Northern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 334 - 340
Abdulazeez, O.S, Bolarinwa, T.S, , Uzoma, A.O., Salaudeen, M.T. and Bala, A.


Effect of system of rice intensification (SRI) and conventional farmer’s practice on some soil quality indicators in Dutse, Sudan Savannah Zone of Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 341 - 346
Abdulkareem, J. H.*, Girei, A. H. and Ismail, I. A.


Changes in chemical and biological properties during co-composting of swine dung and different plant materials
Original Research
Pages : 347 - 355
Abigail Oluremi Ojo, Azarel Caldbak Oladotun Uthman

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Effect of changes in land use pattern on selected soil properties In Northern Guinea Savannah of Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 356 - 363
Abubakar, F.*, N. Abdu and Abdulkareem, J. H


Evaluation of Lower Niger River Floodplain Soils of Bayelsa State, Southern Nigeria for their cropping capabilities
Original Research
Pages : 364 - 379
Achimota, A. Dickson, F.K. and Aruleba, J.

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Carbon and man in the 21st Century: trees as a tool for climate manipulation towards a sustainable environment
Original Research
Pages : 380 - 387
Adiaha, M.S., Chude,V.O., Nwaka, G.I.C. , Oku E. E. and Ojimiwe, K.O.


Assessment of pH and microbial properties of limestone and basement complex soils derived from Akamkpa Local Government Area, Cross River State.
Original Research
Pages : 388 - 395
Akpan, J.F., 2Njoku, N. R. and 1Ochim, E.


Effect of Trichoderma inoculated organic manure on water retention characteristics of two texturally contrasting soils in Nsukka, Southeastern, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 396 - 404
Azuka, C.V. and Oka, S. C


A Review of the menace of soil erosion in Nigeria with specific reference to Southeastern States
Original Research
Pages : 405 - 414
Chude, V.O1, Ezendu C.O., Ugadu, M.E and Adiaha, M.S


The effect of different cropping systems at different slope positions on selected soil chemical properties in lowland area of Ishiagu southeastern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 415 - 420
Nwite J.C.

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Planting date and manure sources; options for sustainable soil health management and yield response of soybean (Glycine Max (L)
Original Research
Pages : 421 - 428
Nwite, J. C


Identification of predominant Bacillus spp under different vegetation types via 16S rRNA gene sequencing technique
Original Research
Pages : 429 - 435
Ogbemudia. I., Edosa, V. I. O, and Oghenerugba. F.


Organic amendment and soil moisture of an ultisol: effects on nitrogen mineralization
Original Research
Pages : 436 - 440
Okoh, M.O., Audu, A., Otene, .J.J., Adama, H.O., Muhammed, B., Malgwi, O. D, and Adava, I.O.


Physicochemical properties of wetland soils developed on basement complex and coastal plain sands in Cross River State, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 441 - 446
Olim, D.M., Afu,S.M. and Akpa, E. A.


Environmental health hazard of improper disposal of cell phone chargers in Ibadan, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 445 - 448
Olubadewo, Wuraola Olamide

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nfluence of fertilizer microdosing on soil fertility status, growth and yield of Solanum macrocarpon in Southwest Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 449 - 456
Oluwaponle Ifeoluwa Adesewa, 2Akinremi Omotayo Rashidat and 3Idowu Mary Kemi


Effect of artisanal mining on sediment quality in Southwest Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 457 - 463
Onmonya Yvonne A., Umeobika Valentine C., Oderinde Oluwatosin L


Pedo-genetic characteristics and classification of soils of Wukari urban, Northeast Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 464 - 470
Osujieke, DNN, Idoga, S., Imadojemu, PEE, Igomu, EAA, Ibe, K

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Effect of biochar fortified with urea on soil properties and nutrient uptake of Amaranthus cruentus in Calabar, South-eastern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 471 - 477
Otobong B. Iren, Victoria F. Ediene, Mmadara I. Umanah and Victor D. Udoh


Sesquioxide characterization of some pedons derived from the basement complex parent material of Northwest Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 478 - 486
Shobayo A.B. and Yau, S.L.


Assessment of phosphorus leaching potentials on soil from diverse parent materials in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 487 - 492
Sunday, A. Ekpedeme, Umoh F. O, Udoh, Sifon M.


Fractions of heavy metals in soils of selected dumpsites from Osun State, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 493 - 500
Thomas, E.Y. and Agbim, A.D.


Effects of row arrangement of maize and groundnut intercrop on selected soil properties in Ife area, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 501 - 507
Tijani, F. O., Oyedele, D. J. Egbinola, N. B, Iwalewa,A. E., Adifagbade, K. L., Quadri, N. A., Asifatu, M. A., Aina, P. O., and Amujoyegbe, B. J.


Infiltration and water retention characteristics of soils of Owena irrigation project site in Idanre in Ondo State
Original Research
Pages : 508 - 514
Udom B. E., Ano, A. O. and Chukwu, G. O.


Capability assessment of arable lands of coastal plains sand, Imo State, Nigeria using land and fertility capability classification systems
Original Research
Pages : 515 - 521
Ukaegbu, E.P., Obalum, S.E., Jidere, C.M. and Osuaku, S.K.

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The effect of rice husk biochar on heavy metal content in compost derived from municipal waste
Original Research
Pages : 522 - 526
Umeugochukwu Obiageli, Anyika C. C and Eyeku Victor

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Soil chemical properties and yield response of okra (Abelmoschus Esculentus l) to different organic fertilizer sources
Original Research
Pages : 527 - 531
Unagwu, B. O. and Ayogu, R. U.


Accumulation of heavy metals by gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus) due to artisanal gold mining in Zamfara State, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 532 - 537
Yahaya, Sharhabil Musa, Iwuafor, Emmanuel Nathan Oyema; and Abdu, Nafiu


Assessment and mapping of diffuse water pollution risks of Northeast England Coast using geographical information system.
Original Research
Pages : 538 - 547
Yahaya Sharhabil Musa; 1Gowing John; and Brotherthon Robert


Effect of different tillage systems on physical and chemical properties of a clay loam soil in semi arid Sokoto, Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 548 - 551
Khalid T.Khalid, Sauwa M.M, Jibril A.J, Rabiu A.G,Balarabe A, Abdullahi M.M, Lydia T. Sangotope, Haruna A.


Influence of different tillage practices on hydraulic properties of clay loam soil in semi arid Sokoto, Nigeria.
Original Research
Pages : 552 - 557


Rainfall Trends: A Veritable Tool for Climate-Smart Soil Management.
Original Research
Pages : 558 - 567
Tangban, Eji Ejor and Effiom Essien Oku.


Land use effect on micro aggregate stability of water stable aggregates from an ultisol in Southern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 568 - 575
Osakwe, Uju, Chinwe, Ogunleye, Kayode, Samuel, Igwe, Charles Arizechukwu


Land use effect on soil aggregate stability and soil carbon sequestration in selected locations of Southeastern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 576 - 585
Osakwe, U.C.*, Ogunwole J, Omoju O., Ogunleye, K.S., Oluleye, A.K., Adeyemo, A.J., Odetola K.A.


Determination of K fertilization on the yield and nutrient uptake of maize (Zea mays . L) from three diverse parent materials in Eastern Nigeria
Original Research
Pages : 586 - 591
Umoh,F. O., Osodeke, V. E., Asawalam, D. O. and Utin, U. E