Influence of Soil Additives (Gypsum and Dolomite) on Peanuts Productivity and Soil Properties: A Review

Koyi Jyothsna

UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru-560065, Karnataka, India.

Jayadeva H M

UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru-560065, Karnataka, India.

Sahana G

UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru-560065, Karnataka, India.

Mahantesh B Nagangoudar

UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru-560065, Karnataka, India.

Aakash *

Department of Agronomy, R.S.M. (P.G.) College, Dhampur-246 761 (Bijnor) (Affiliated to Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh), India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Although India is steadily progressing in oilseeds production, but the average yields of most of the oilseeds like groundnut are still extremely low when compared to those prevailing in other countries of the world. This is because oilseeds are cultivated mostly in marginal and sub-marginal land of semi-arid areas with very less management, hence remain vulnerable to vagaries of nature. Among oilseed crops groundnut is an important source of vegetable oil and protein. Lack of appropriate management practices leads to decreased yields of the crop. Applications of amendments like gypsum and dolomite based on soil pH is necessary to provide a better environment for roots and plant growth.

Keywords: Groundnut, Arachis hypogaea, oilseed crops, physico-chemical properties

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Jyothsna, K., Jayadeva H M, Sahana G, Nagangoudar, M. B., & Aakash. (2024). Influence of Soil Additives (Gypsum and Dolomite) on Peanuts Productivity and Soil Properties: A Review. Asian Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 10(2), 460–467.


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