About this Journal

Korean Journal of Soil Science and Fertilizer (KJSSF) is published bimonthly. The aim of KJSSF is to enhance scientific knowledge in the field of soils, fertilizers, plant nutrients and agriculture environment etc. The journal covers all the scientific and technical aspects of soil science, plant physiology and nutrients, soil microbiology, environmental science etc.

Research Article
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Antibiotic Uptake Reducing Effect of Zeolite and Shell Meal Fertilizer Amendment for Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) Cultivation Fertilized with Chicken Manure Compost

Youngho Seo*, Soojeong Lim, Seungchul Choi, Sujeong Heo, Byeongsung Yoon, Younghak Park, and Daeki Hong
The veterinary antibiotics treated to livestock have a potential risk to reach to soil and water environment, and eventually be taken up by plants. The objective of the study was to investigate the effect of zeolite and shell meal fertilizer amendment ...... more
February. 2018
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Aeration Effect on Degradation of Veterinary Antibiotics in Swine Slurry

Youngho Seo*, Soojeong Lim, Seungchul Choi, Sujeong Heo, Byeongsung Yoon, Younghak Park, and Daeki Hong
A portion of the veterinary antibiotics administrated to livestock are generally excreted via feces and urine. Tetracyclines and tylosin have a greater priority of environmental risk in Korea based on the consumption and the potential to reach soil and water environment... more
February. 2018
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Prediction of Dispersal Directions and Ranges of Volcanic Ashes from the Possible Eruption of Mt. Baekdu

Seung-Yeon Lee, Gil-Yong Suh, Soo-Yeon Park, Yeon-Su Kim, Jong-Hyun Nam, Seung-Hyun Yu, Ji-Hoon Park, Sang-Jik Kim, Yong-Sun Kim, Sun-Yong Park, Ja-Young Yun, Yu-Jin Jang, Se-Won Min, So-Jung Noh, Sung-Chul Kim, Kyo-Suk Lee, and Doug-Young Chung*
To predict the influence of volcano eruption on agriculture in South Korea we evaluated the dispersal ranges of the volcanic ashes toward the South Korea based on the possibilities of volcano eruption in Mt. Baekdu. The possibilities of ...... more
February. 2018
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Verifications of Resistance to Phytophthora spp. in 2-year-old Citrus junos Cultivars and Related Species

Yong-Bum Kwack, Hong Lim Kim, Youn-Sig Kwak, and Yong Bok Lee*
Yuzu (Citrus junos) gummosis disease, caused by Phytophthora nicotianae, was first reported in 1997. As known in citrus, Phytophthora is the most fastidious soil-borne ...... more
February. 2018
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Quantifying the Interactive Inhibitory Effect of Heavy Metals on the Growth and Phosphorus Removal of Pseudomonas taeanensis

Jin Yoo, Deok-Hyun Kim, Eun-Ji Oh, and Keun-Yook Chung*
This study was initiated to quantitatively evaluate the effects of five heavy metals (Cd, Cu, Zn, Pb, and Ni) on growth and P removal efficiencies of ...... more
February. 2018
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Managing Soil Organic Matter and Salinity by Crop Cultivation in Saemangeum Reclaimed Tidal Land

Hui Su Bae, Hyeonsoo Jang, Jae Bok Hwang, Tae Seon Park, Kyo Suk Lee, Dong Sung Lee, and Doug Young Chung*
This study was to evaluate the effect of organic amendments incorporation on soil properties and plant growth under two different soil salinity levels and various cultivated ...... more
February. 2018
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Analysis of Paddy Soil Chemical Properties and Rice Quality in Central Area (Sejong) in Korea

Nag-Gor Choi, Jong-Hyun Park*, and Seong-Soo Kang*
This study was carried out to review and compare crop cultivations upon chemical properties of paddy soil and qualitative characteristics of rice in Sejong-city from a point of view of farming extension to rice farmers and to utilize the result of the study as a basic .... more
February. 2018
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Effect Verification of Liquid Fertilizer Derived from Pig Cadavers on Crop Growth and Soil Properties

Jin-Ju Yun†, Se-Won Kang†, Ju-Sik Cho, Dong-Cheol Seo, and Sung-Dong Moon*
This study was conducted to investigate the application effect of liquid fertilizer using pig cadavers on potato and corn cultivations in upland field. Field experiments ...... more
February. 2018
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