Effects of Soil Amendment Blended with Soldier Fly Casts and Coco Peat on Physicochemical Properties of Sand Soil

동애등에분변토와 코코피트가 혼합된 토양개량제가 모래의 이화학성에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2014.02.20
  • Accepted : 2014.06.16
  • Published : 2014.06.30


This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of the mixture ratio of soil amendments blended with coco peat (Coco) and American soldier fly cast (SFC) on the physicochemical properties on the sand green. pH and EC of soil were significantly related to mixture ratio of SFC, Mix1, Mix2 and Mix3. Capillary porosity, air-capillary porosity and total porosity of root zone mixed SFC, Coco, Mix1, Mix2 and Mix3 were met to the USGA green specification. The mixture ratios of Mix1 and Mix2 in root zone were positively related capillary porosity and total porosity, and air-capillary porosity was negatively related capillary porosity and hydraulic conductivity. Capillary porosity of Mix1, Mix2 and Mix3 blended SFC and Coco was affected by SFC and Coco, and total porosity by Coco. These results showed that soil amendments blended SFC and Coco was developed capillary porosity and hydraulic conductivity on the USGA sand green than these of SFC.


American soldier fly cast;capillary porosity;total porosity


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