36. Estimate of the soils in the region of Saedinenie – the district of Plovdiv for rice growing

Author: Ivanka Toromanova, Rada Popova, Tonia Georgieva


In connection with the cultivation of rice near Saedinenie – in the district of Plovdiv, soil samples were taken and analyzed. The results of the analyses showed that the soil is characterized as sandy loam in the upper horizons to slightly sandy clay by the particle size composition in the lower horizons. The humus content varied from 0.27 to 2.27%. The soil reaction (pH) was slightly to moderately acidic (from 5.48 to 6.07) along the profile. Carbonates were not established in depth of the soil profile.

Key words: soil, organic matter, pH, riсe