An Investigation of the Nutrient (N, P, K) Retention of an Artificial Soil Using Laboratory-Based Soil Columns

H.K. Schofield1, M. Fitzsimons1, A. Tappin1, T. Pettitt2 and G. Rollinson3


Biogeochemistry Research Centre, Plymouth University, U.K.
2 Eden Project, Cornwall, U.K.
3 Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, U.K.

Presented at: British Soil Science Society Annual Meeting 2013: Soil Science and Biogeochemistry: A Journey Through Space and Time, Lancaster University, Lancaster, U.K., 3-5 September 2013.

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Aim of Study

The aim of this study was to examine the nutrient retention characteristics of an artificial soil. Time series measurements of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium in soil leachate were made to assess the performance of the soil in terms of key nutrient losses.

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