The influence of wastewater on soil chemical properties on irrigated fields in Kaduna South Township. – I. K. Samaila and M. T. J. Gimba
The study examines the influence of wastewater on soil chemical in Kaduna South. Sixteen water and fifteen soil samples were collected in drains and on irrigated fields. The samples were subjected to laboratory analyses to determine properties related to sodicity, salinity and toxicity. The result of analyses has shown that soils in Kaduna South township are experiencing salinity built up which inturn affects the productive capacity of the soil. However, the low concentration of nutrients in the soil can be ameliorated by wastewater especially when proper management is adopted.