Effects of Continual Pre-plant Application of Pig Slurry on Soil Mineral Nutrients and Yield of Chinese Cabbage

액비의 밑거름 연용이 배추의 수량 및 토양 양분 함량에 미치는 영향

  • Lim, Tae-Jun (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science) ;
  • Lee, In-Bog (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science) ;
  • Kang, Seok-Beom (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science) ;
  • Park, Jin-Myeon (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science) ;
  • Hong, Soon-Dal (Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Chung-buk National University)
  • 임태준 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과) ;
  • 이인복 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과) ;
  • 강석범 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과) ;
  • 박진면 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과) ;
  • 홍순달 (충북대학교 농업생명환경대학 농화학과)
  • Published : 2009.09.30


Land application of animal manure, such as pig slurry(PS), has been considered as valuable organic source to supply necessary nutrients for crop growth. On the other hand, little information is available on the effect of consecutive application of PS on agricultural soils. This study was conducted to evaluate the influence on change in soil chemical properties and yield of Chinese cabbage in soils amended with slurry composting and bio-filtration pig slurry (SCB) for four consecutive crop cultivations (2007-2008). Among total application rates required, a basal fertilizer (35%) was applied with SCB or chemical fertilizer (CF). The CF was applied as a side dressing was applied in all treatments. There was no significant effect of SCB and CF on Chinese cabbage yield during four cropping seasons. In addition, soluble sugar, vitamin C contents and yields of Chinese cabbage between SCB and CF did not show statistically significant difference. During the experiment, soil chemical properties between SCB and CF treatment showed similar pattern, however, the contents of exchangeable sodium (Na) in soil has been increased (P<0.05) since the second cropping season because of higher Na contents in SCB. Therefore, the use of SCB as a substitute of CF is available for growth and yield of chinese cabbage while its long-term application might leads to an accumulation of Na in soil.


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