Application of treated domestic sewage effluent on the quality indicators of an Oxisol cultivated with castor bean

ABSTRACT In semi-arid regions of developing countries worldwide it is necessary to develop low cost technology methods to acquire new water supplies. The objective was to evaluate the changes in the attributes of soil quality irrigated with treated sewage effluent. The treatments consisted of applying treated sewage effluent (TSE) and underground well water (UWW) in the following proportions: E0% (chemical fertilization and UWW), E25% (25% TSE and 75% UWW), E50% (50% of TSE and UWW), E75% (75% TSE and 25% UWW) and E100% (100% TSE). The sodium content did not differ significantly among the trea...

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