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Agricultural Reviews, volume 31 issue 3 (september 2010) : 203 - 209


S.R. Ambika, P.K. Ambika*, Govindaiah
1Department of Life Science, Bangalore University, Jnanbharathi Campus, Bangalore- 560 056, India
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Cite article:- Ambika S.R., Ambika* P.K., Govindaiah (2024). CROP GROWTH AND SOIL PROPERTIES AFFECTED BY SEWAGE WATER IRRIGATION - A REVIEW.. Agricultural Reviews. 31(3): 203 - 209. doi: .
Water is becoming the most important limiting natural resources now a days. Hence, its
multiple use and re-use is becoming more and more important to meet the increased demand of
agricultural production. Sewage water have a high nutrient load, suspended solids, dissolved
nitrates, pesticides, heavy metals and many other toxic materials / chemicals which may be
hazardous and it may effect the soil micro-flora, soil texture and quality and also the plant
growth and development. Studies by different authors on different agricultural crops, on the
effect of sewage water irrigation on plant growth, quality, soil nutrients, properties and microflora
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