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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109
Volume 11, Issue 2, June 2014 pp 222-225
Reuse and impact of Jain fruit industry waste water on agricultural environment in Jalgaon area
Rahul R. Rajput1, Sanjay N. Patil1, S T Ingle1, Abhijit B. Joshi2, Sharad Dugad2
1School of Environmental and Earth Sciences, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, INDIA.
2Jain Irrigation System Limited, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, INDIA.
Academic Editor: Dr. Aher K. R.
The present study was carried out to investigate the use of treated Industrial waste water for Crops and its effect on Soil. The Maize crop (Zea Mays L.) were irrigated with Treated Fruit Waste water (TFWW) and Bore Well Fresh Water (BWFW). Drip irrigation system was used for this study, five split plots was design for each water treatments. Five plots irrigated with TFWW and Five plots irrigated with BWFW. The results showed that the irrigation with TFWW increased soil Nutrients as Mg, Ca, Mn, Ca, fertilizer elements N, P, and K and some heavy metals such as Cu, Zn, Fe, Ni slightly increased in TFWW. No difference observed in plant population and plant height of crops were used TFWW. Maintenance of Drip irrigation system is must for TFWW. Treated Industrial waste water may be utilized for Agricultural purposes.