International Journal of Environmental Chemistry


Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022

  • Evaluation of Gypsum and Leaching Application on Salinity Reclamation and Crop Yield at Dugada District, East Shoa Zone of Oromia

    Abay Challa, Kasahun Kitila, Mekonnen Workina

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 27 October 2021
    Accepted: 21 January 2022
    Published: 18 March 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijec.20220601.11
    Abstract: In Ethiopia, soil salinity and sodicity are the most limiting factors affecting the irrigated agriculture and limit crop productivity in arid and semi-arid regions. To such, the study was conducted in Dugda district of East Shoa Zone of Oromia, Ethiopia from 2018 to 2020 with the aim to evaluate the effect of leaching and gypsum treatments on the r... Show More
  • Vetiver Morphological Changes Under the Influence of Phytoremediation and Absorption of Heavy Metals

    Fourud Gravand, Seyedeh Aghileh Hejazi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 7-27
    Received: 14 December 2021
    Accepted: 16 March 2022
    Published: 20 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijec.20220601.12
    Abstract: Today, human activities such as pesticides, fertilizers, industrial and nuclear wastes, and Nano pollutants, which contain heavy metals, affect the performance and flexibility of soil ecosystems, microorganisms, and plants. It also pollutes surface water, groundwater and the food chain. The aim of this study was to investigate the phytoremediation ... Show More
  • Determinants Affecting Lime Technology Adoption on Agricultural Land in Senan District, North West Ethiopia

    Lakachew Ayenew

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 28-35
    Received: 28 March 2022
    Accepted: 20 April 2022
    Published: 10 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijec.20220601.13
    Abstract: Agriculture is the back bone of Ethiopia’s economy and Major Ethiopians’ livelihood depends on this sector. Even it has large contribution in the country, still it is not well developed due to different constraints such as soil degradation, poor management, insufficient of capital and technology and others. Now a day’s soil acidity is one of the pr... Show More