Volume No. 2 Issue No.: 1 Page No.: 41-47 July-September 2007

 

FLY ASH AS SUPPLEMENT OF NUTRIENTS FOR BETTER

 

Prabha Padmakaran*

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Received on : April 13, 2007

 

ABSTRACT

 

Fly ash is a resultant of coal combustion. Presence of essential nutrients and its ability to modify the physical properties of soil makes Fly ash a suitable substitute for fertilizer. In the present investigation ash samples of VTPS (Vijaywada Thermal Power Stations) were collected from boiler bottom and electrostatic precipitator. After characterization of these samples for chemical composition and

 

Keywords : Fly ash, ESP ash, Soil, Bengal gram, Nutrients

 

 

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