Question What can be done to improve the pH value of soil ?

Discussion in 'Discussion Topics' started by murugapriya, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. murugapriya

    murugapriya New Member

    Recently soil of my field had been tested and pH values is 5.6 to 5.8.
    What can be done to improve the pH value. The plants are coffee, pepper, hill banana, orange alongwith avacado, jack fruit and silver Oak. The total are is 2 acres.
     
  2. padmanabhan_ganesan

    padmanabhan_ganesan Active Member

  3. maitys

    maitys Active Member

    Due to the continuous application of acid causing fertilisers like ammonium sulphate, ammonium chloride and DAP and due to the leaching of calcium and magnesium elements in the soil, the soils tend to become acidic.
    Apply limestone to correct soil acidity based on soil pH and buffer pH
     

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