how to remove soil alkalinity

What is soil alkalinity. Soil alkalinity is caused when there are excessive quantities of soluble minerals in the soil. The soil which is alkaline is usually found in arid or semi-arid areas like desert and Sahel Savanna.

How to remove alkalinity from the soil

Alkaline of the soil can be removed through the application of irrigation to dissolve some of the salt present in the soil
The application of some acid fertilizers like ammonium Sulphate can also help to reduce or remove completely soil alkalinity although in this case, the help of professionals should sought after for assistance. the removal of soil Alkaline in the best possible way can largely depend on the soil type present on the farm land.
Important means of removing Alkaline from the soil the application of sulphur to the soil by mixing the sulphur with Irrigation water which can be carried out using overhead or surface Irrigation method
This blog post is all about how to remove soil alkalinity it is not too deep but in the case of the pH level of the soil you can read my blog post here on causes of acidity and alkalinity in the soil

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