The role of peat layer on nutrients and metal concentration on peatland with a substratum of sulphidic materials

The content you are trying to view is available to IPS members only. Please login on the left top of this page if you are an IPS member, or register and buy your membership here. IPS members can download full PDFs of all published papers.

Authors: 
Arifin Fahmi and Siti Nurzakiah
Book (published in): 
Proceedings of the 15th International Peat Congress
Venue: 
Kuching
Year: 
2016
Keywords: 
nurtients, metal, peat layer

Summary:

SUMMARY

Peat soil in tropical area is characterized as marginal or infertile soil. In Indoneia, the majority of them have sulphidic materials as substratum. The disappearance or depletion of peat layer may lead to the changes in environmental condition and quality due to increasing of peat material oxidation, moreover sulfidic material as subtratum mineral of peatlands may oxidized when contact with oxygen. This paper aims at reviewing the contribute of peat layer on contentration of phosphate (P), nitrogen (N), iron (Fe) and aluminium (Al) in...