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Decontamination of soils by activation with acids and bases
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: New, more receptive surfaces can be generated in soils by a partial dissolution of existing, crystalline solids followed by re-precipitation as poorly crystalline colloids with a larger capacity to ...
Effect of biochar on chemistry, nutrient uptake and fertilizer mobility in sandy soil
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Biochar is a carbon-rich solid material produced during pyrolysis, which is the thermal degradation of biomass under oxygen limited conditions. Biochar can be used as a soil amendment to increase the ...
Effect of NPK application on rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) under Clanwilliam field conditions
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Currently no macronutrient fertiliser recommendations have been established for rooibos plants under field conditions. The aim of this study was to examine the interactive effect of NPK (nitrogen, phosphorus, ...
The effect of domestic greywater on soil quality of urban soils from the Cape Town and Stellenbosch areas
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: During a recent drought and water scarcity in the Western Cape, the reuse of greywater for garden irrigation was encouraged. Greywater, although considered less polluted than same other wastewaters, can ...