Abdolamir Moezzi

Abdolamir Moezzi
Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz | scu · Department of Soil Science

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Introduction
Abdolamir Moezzi currently works at the Department of Soil Science, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz. Their most recent publication is ''Synthesis modified biochar-based slow-release nitrogen fertilizer increases nitrogen use efficiency and corn (Zea mays L.) growth"

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Availability of Zinc (Zn) is very low in calcareous soils and hence, an amendment must be used to increase Zn availability to plants. The main objective of this study was to assess the changes in chemical fractions and availability of Zn in a calcareous soil amended with corn residue biochar. Three corn residue biochars were produced at 200 (B200),...
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Low nutrient availability and biological activity are the main challenges in calcareous soils with low organic matter (OM) content. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the responses of soil nutrient status and biological traits to addition of corn residue biochar produced at different pyrolysis temperature in a calcareous soil. Biochar...
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Phenanthrene is a toxic and mutagenic pollutant that can cause severe environmental and human health issues. The bioremediation of these polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is possible with a biosurfactant by enhancing hydrophobicity. In this study, the production of a biosurfactant by Bacillus pumilus 1529 and its effects on the phenanthrene biodegra...
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In current study physicochemical, elemental and nutriental properties of biochars produced from two types of municipal residues including conocarpus waste (CW) and common reed (CR) at three pyrolysis temperature (200, 350, and 500 °C) was to evaluate and that exploit the potentail of them as predictors of their suitability for soil and environmenta...
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Nitrogen use efficiency enhancement is an important approach to obtain sustainable agriculture. Engineered biochar is considered as a super carrier to produce high-quality slow-release fertilizer. The purpose of this study was to compare nitrate and ammonium release using three treatments (i.e., MgCl2-modified biochar-based slow-release fertilizer...
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Biochar application to soil improve organic carbon and soil quality. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of biochar and sulfur modified biochar (prepared from sugarcane bagasse and corn residue) on changes in organic carbon and biochemical and microbiological characteristics of a calcareous soil under corn cultivation. This st...
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In recent years, modified biochar application has been receiving attention in removal of organic and inorganic contaminants, soil amelioration and production of biochar based slow release fertilizers. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of various modification approaches on physical and chemical traits of corn residue and common ree...
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Testing and developing nutrient diagnosis methods, which can result in the optimum production of fruits, is of significance. The nutritional balance and requirements of almond (Prunus sp.) orchards, in the city of Saman (province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Iran, one of the biggest producers of almond in the country), were investigated using the...
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In the original publication of the article, the authors have inadvertently missed to include a statement in the Acknowledgement section and the corrected version is given below.
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The aim of this study was to identify and investigate the diversity of culturable bacteria of leachate and screen potential cellulolytic bacteria. Some chemical characteristics of wheat straw based compost leachate was measured and the enumeration of bacteria in leachate performed. Cellulolytic bacteria were screened on plate containing carboxymeth...
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In order to study the effect of nitrogen and irrigation application with sugar-cane effluent on yield, yield components, grain nitrogen and nitrogen use efficiency of Quinoa (Gizzavan), a field trial was conducted as split plot design in 2018-19. In this experiment, four levels of nitrogen fertilizer (0, 75, 150, 225 kg ha-1) using urea fertilizer...
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Biochar modification is performed to improve the structure of pores, increase the specific surface area, functional groups, and reduction of raw biochar limits in absorption of pollutants. This study was conducted to evaluate the efficiency of corn stover modified biochar in adsorption of nitrate from aqueous solution. For this purpose, corn stover...
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In recent years using modified biochar has been considered as an adsorbent to removal of inorganic pollutants such as nitrate from aqueous solution. Because of the increase of nitrate concentration in water resources and its environmental consequences, in this study the efficiency of nitrate adsorption by iron-modified common reed biochar from aque...
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Biochar application can affect nutrient availability and biological properties of soil. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of biochar derived sugarcane bagasse at different pyrolysis temperature on nutrient availability and biological properties of a calcareous soil. Therefore, biochars were produced at 200, 350 and 500˚C and mi...
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The potential of biochar for pollutant removal from aqueous solution greatly depends on biochar characteristics and its production conditions. The objective of this research was to investigate the efficiency of phosphorous adsorption from aqueous solution by date wood and sugarcane bagasse biochars produced at different pyrolysis temperature. For t...
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Partitioning between soil fractions of Cd added to agricultural soil at 50 and 100 mg kg⁻¹ and its effects on soil respiration and microbial biomass were studied for up to 60 days. Initially, Cd was distributed mostly into the exchangeable and carbonate fractions but decreased in the former fraction within 60-days. Cd pollution resulted in decrease...
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Zinc is a key micronutrient which takes part in plant physiological functions. One of the extensively wide range abiotic stresses arises from Zn shortage in agricultural calcareous soils. Zn is one of the most prevalent disorders among various crops. Zinc deficiency is very common in most calcareous soils. Different mechanisms are involved in the...
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The large part of Khuzestan province farms are under cultivation of rice and sugarcan. The abundance of these fields has led to huge production of waste such as straw and bagasse. Processing and conversion of this organic waste to biochar, can be helpful to sustainable soil management. Therefore this study conducted to determine the effects of diff...
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Pyrolysis of feedstocks and producing biochar is a suitable technique for agricultural wastes management, carbon sequestration and soil amelioration. The study of structural and physicochemical properties of biochars, which are strongly dependent on the type of feedstock and pyrolysis temperature, is very important to identify the suitable applicat...
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Nitrate and ammonium are major contaminants of the aquatic ecosystem, that cause eutrophication. Application of natural, inexpensive and ecofriendly adsorbents can be a useful approach for ammonium and nitrate removal from aqueous solutions. The aim of this study was to investigate ability of common reed biochar to absorb nitrate and ammonium from...
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This study was conducted to investigate the effect of biochar on bioavailability reduction of cadmium (Cd ⁺² ), nickel (Ni ⁺² ), and lead (Pb ⁺² ) and its subsequent effects on soil properties and maize plant growth in a soil which was irrigated by contaminated water with above heavy metals. Twelve different biochar were prepared under two temperat...
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Biochar is a soil amendment that has a high capacity to adsorb heavy metals. The aim of this study was to identify the influence of cow manure and its biochar on nickel adsorption and to determine the best models to describe the kinetics of Ni retention. Accordingly, cow manure and its biochar were added to the soils at the levels of 0, 2 and 4%, a...
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Background and Goal: Composting is economic and convenient way to convert organic waste with high carbon to the materials containing nutrient. Large amounts of organic wastes such as bagasse produced annually that can be turned into compost Material and method: This study was conducted in order to analyze the degradation of lignocellulosic sugarca...
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Introduction: Biosurfactants are amphiphilic biological compounds produced extracellularly by a variety of microorganisms. Because their use in various industries is of a particular importance, the aim of this study was to identify a strain of bacteria biosurfactant producer and investigate the optimal conditions for biosurfactant production. Mater...
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Vermicompost production was carried out under laboratory and field condition during 2015 at Shahid chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran. The experimental design was factorial with 4 replications. First factor included 4 different crop residues (e.g. rice, corn, wheat and sugarcane) and second factor included 3 weight ratios (e.g. 30, 40 and 50%). The hi...
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Organic residues processing and their reversion to soil is helpful to built up a sustainable agriculture. Biochar is product of organic residue pyrolysis. Biochar chemical and physical characteristics are significantly affected by pyrolysis temperatures and its feedstocks. Therefore an experiment was conducted to evalute some properties of biochar...
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Rice fields, produce huge amounts of rice straw in each year. Processing and conversion of this organic waste to biochar, can be helpful to sustainable soil management. Therefore this study was conducted to determine the effects of different application rates ( 0%, 2%, and 4% w/w ) of rice straw biochar (produced at 700°C) on some properties of soi...
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Background Rice is the second highly consumed foodstuff among Iranian people. However, high levels of cadmium (Cd) are reported in some paddy fields in Khuzestan province, Iran. Objectives The current study aimed at investigating the Cd concentration in rice grains by the decision tree using J48 algorithm. The current study also used WEKA software...
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Introduction. Agricultural Development in recent decades has led to increased production of agricultural wastes. Large amounts of organic wastes such as bagasse produced annually that can be turned into compost. Large quantity of these bagasse remained unutilized and either left to natural degradation or burnt in the field leading to severe environ...
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Biosurfactants are unique amphipathic molecules with extensive application in removing organic and metal contaminants. The purpose of this study was to investigate production of biosurfactant and determine optimal conditions to produce biosurfactant by Bacillus pumilus 1529 and Bacillus subtilis WPI. In this study, effect of carbon source, temperat...
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Sugar cane fields, produc huge amounts of wastes such as bagasse in each year, which has specific and important role in organic agriculture. Therefore using of these wastes according to sustainable management of organic matter and economic aspects is affordable. Pyrolysis is one of the most important process that recently apply to produce biochar f...
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The effect of compost and humic acid in mobility and concentration of cadmium and chromium in contaminated soil were investigated. Experiment was carried out with three levels of soil cadmium and chromium and two organic matters (compost and humic acid). The study was performed in a randomized complete block design with 3 replicates. Results indica...
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Drilling operations, like any other industrial activity, at the end of the operation employed dumps waste, wastewater to the environment, and if there is no planning for treatment and their elimination, in long-term this can have adverse effects on the environment. Assessment and recognition of the effects of drilling fluids is an acceptable and lo...
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In this study, soil samples of different places of Khuzestan province were sampled. The sampling positions were registered and determined through GPS. The geostatistics and Geographic Information System (GIS) techniques were applied, and lognormal kriging were used to map the spatial patterns of Pb. Both soil extractable Pb by diethylene triamine p...
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9 The excessive amounts of cadmium and lead in food chain can cause health problems for humans and ecosystem. 10 Rice is an important food in human diet. Therefore this study was conducted in order to investigate cadmium and 11 Lead concentrations in seed rice (Oryza saliva) of paddy fields in southwest of Iran. A total of 70 rice seed samples 12 w...
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Tomato is the second most cultivated vegetable in the world, after potato. The tomato fruit is consumed in diverse ways, including raw, as an ingredient in many dishes and sauces, and in drinks. The fruit is rich in lycopene, which may have beneficial health effects. On the other hand, plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and Mycorrhiza can...
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The excessive amounts of cadmium and lead in food chain can cause health problems for humans and ecosystem. Rice is an important food in human diet. Therefore this study was conducted in order to investigate cadmium and Lead concentrations in seed rice (Oryza saliva) of paddy fields in southwest of Iran. A total of 70 rice seed samples were collect...
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Thirty-two surface soil samples with different physical and chemical properties were collected from calcareous soils of arid regions of Khuzestan Province, Southwestern Iran. Actual and potential cadmium (Cd) bioavailability was assessed by means of a greenhouse study, two different single extractions: 0.005 DTPA and 0.05 EDTA and two sequential ex...
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Salt stress is an abiotic stress that can effect the plant growth and physiological and biochemical activities such as photosynthesis activity and chlorophyll content. This study was conducted in order to evaluate effects of silicon (Si) on some physiological properties of maize (Zea mays) under salt stress. Selected seedlings were transplanted to...
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A field study was carried out in order to determine the effect of rates and split application potassium (K) fertilizer on throughout vegetative growth stages of Virginia E1 (flue-cured) tobacco plant (Nicotiana tabacum L.). A randomized complete block design with ten treatments and three replications was applied at Rasht Tobacco Research Station in...
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In this research, soil samples of different places of Khuzestan province were sampled. The sampling position was registered and determined through GPS. The geostatistics and Geographic Information System (GIS) techniques were applied, and the lognormal kriging were used to map the spatial patterns of the cadmium. Cd DTPA was fitted to the spherical...
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For economic assessment of Sulfur application, the present research has applied Thiobacillus Bacterium and organic matter, during 2009 - 2011 for three years, in the calcareouse soil of the Research Field of Agricultural station of Gachsaran-Iran as the split- split plot experiment in the randomized complete blocks design with 18 treatments on a Va...
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This study was carried out to investigate the effects of using treated low quality wastewater on the vegetative growth, leaf water contents, total chlorophyll and nutrients content of three years old zard olive (Olea. europaea L.) trees.The experiments were carried out for 3 years (2006 - 2009) in random complete blocks in three treatments with six...
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There is a little information about the effect of phosphorus fertilizer on simultaneous increasing of dissolved and absorbable phosphor. The goal of this research was the investigation of relationship between added phosphorus to soil and the increase of dissolved and absorbable phosphorus and its effect on absorbable Fe and Zn concentration in soil...
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In a pot experiment, the interactive effects of sewage sludge (SS) and arbuscular-mycorrhizal (AM) colonization on nutrients uptake and growth of barley plant (Hordum vulgare L.) were studied. The experiment was arranged in a completely randomized design consisting of a 4× 3 factorial combination of four SS rates (0, 10, 20 and 30 g Kg -1 soil) and...
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Lognormal ordinary cokriging (LnOCK) with auxiliary variables can sometimes improve estimates for a less densely sampled primary variable. The objective of this study was to compare lognormal ordinary cokriging (LnOCK) with lognormal ordinary kriging (LnOK) and lognormal inverse distance weighting (LnIDW) for the spatial prediction of NO3-N in drin...
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Due to water shortage, application of saline water for irrigation is an urgent requirement in agriculture. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of NaCl-induced salinity stress on the growth and Crop Per Drop (CPD) of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum var. Falcato F1) in a dynamic split-root hydroponic system. Roots of tomato seedlings...
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In this study the effect of some amendments for ameliorating a calcareous saline sodic soil was investigated using experimental columns. The amendment treatments were: control, manure, pistachio residue, gypsum, manure+gypsum and pistachio residue+gypsum, applied once at the beginning of the experiment. After soil columns preparation, an intermitte...
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Land suitability is a process of assessment of land performance when used for specified purposes. It provides information on the constraints and opportunities for the use of the land and therefore guides decisions on optimal utilization of land resources. The aim in integrating Multi-criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) with Geographical Information S...
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At the moment production of compost from urban wastes as a method for managing household wastes is used. During this day a considerable amount of Leachate is produced with high amounts of organic material and nutrients needed plants. This study has done in order to scrutinize the effect of Leachate compost on the pH, EC and organic matter percentag...
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In wheat, improvement of grain yield and yield components and also resource use efficiency has been shown to depend on cultural practices and genotype. The aim of this research was to study the differences in yield and N use efficiency (NUE) between old and modern wheat cultivars that released from 1978 to 2003 years as affected by N rates, at the...
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Absteract Utilizing biotechnology and biological fertilizer is a proper and cheap method for crop production. Soybean is one of the crops that have a facility in usage of biological fertilizers and inoculation. Field study was conducted for determining the effect of Brady-Rhizobium Japonicum inoculation time on components of soybean yield this inve...
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In this study the effect of some amendments for ameliorating a calcareous saline sodic soil was investigated using experimental columns. The amendment treatments were: control, manure, pistachio residue, gypsum, manure+gypsum and pistachio residue+gypsum, applied once at the beginning of the experiment. After soil columns preparation, an intermitte...
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Despite abundant amounts of phosphorus in parent material, the soil phosphors availability is limited for plant. Some soil micro-organisms enhance solubility of phosphate in calcareous soils. This study investigated the effects of phosphate solubilizing bacteria (PSB) and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) and their interactions on crop performance...
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Nowadays infinity examples of irreparable damaging to natural resources have been occurred due to lack of attention and improper uses of soil and water. Land evaluation is a process of assessment of land performance when used for specified purposes. In other words, Land Evaluation is the estimation of the possible behaviour of the land when used fo...
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In this study, the impact of inoculating tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum F1 Hybrid, GS -15) roots with plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Fungi (AMF) on fruit quality was evaluated. The control treatment was non-inoculated, the PGPR treatments were inoculated with Pseudomonas putida, Azotobacter chroococcum and Az...
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In this study, the impact of inoculating tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum F1 Hybrid, GS -15) roots with plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Fungi (AMF) on fruit quality was evaluated. The control treatment was non-inoculated, the PGPR treatments were inoculated with Pseudomonas putida, Azotobacter chroococcum and Az...
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In cereals, the main source of nitrogen for grains is nitrogen remobilized from vegetative parts shown to be depended on environmental and genotype factors. Field experiments were conducted to study the effect of various N rates on four Iranian wheat cultivars which have been released at different periods. The experimental design was split plots, a...
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In cereals, the main source of nitrogen for grains is nitrogen remobilized from vegetative parts shown to be depended on environmental and genotype factors. Field experiments were conducted to study the effect of various N rates on four Iranian wheat cultivars which have been released at different periods. The experimental design was split plots, a...
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In wheat, the supply of assimilate to grain originates from current assimilation transferred directly to kernels and from the remobilization of assimilates stored temporarily in vegetative plant parts. The field experiments were conducted at the experimental farm of Faculty of Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran, during 2008-2009 growing seaso...