Yıl 2018, Cilt 7, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 203 - 212 2018-07-01

Assessment of soil fertility index for potato production using integrated Fuzzy and AHP approaches, Northeast of Iran

Ali Bagherzadeh [1] , Amin Gholizadeh [2] , Ali Keshavarzi [3]

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Considering the important role of soil fertility and nutrient management in the modern agriculture seems to be a key step in appropriate site-specific fertilizers management for crop production.  The present study was conducted to prepare a soil fertility zonation map based on soil nutrient elements including total nitrogen, available potassium and phosphorus, magnesium, manganese and iron and soil chemical parameters comprising cation exchange capacity, organic carbon, salinity and pH by integrated Fuzzy and AHP approaches for potato production in Rokh plain, northeast of Iran. In this regard the most important soil chemical parameters and nutrient elements in 0-30 cm depth of the soil was analyzed and mapped.  The S-shaped fuzzy membership function was subsequently defined for each factor to fuzzify soil fertility parameters. The soil fertility map was prepared by weighing factor layers by the AHP approach and summation of factor layers by IDW interpolation function in GIS. The values of the soil fertility index in the scale of 0 to 1 ranged from 0.104 to 0.574, classified the study area in very low (922.90 km2), low (566.10 km2) and moderate fertility (14.86 km2) classes which comprises 61.37%, 37.64% and 0.99% of the surface area, respectively. A regression between soil fertility values and potato yield in the study area revealed a high correlation (R2 = 0.91) between the observed results which validate the zonation of the fertility classes in the region.
Potato, fuzzy, AHP, fertility index, Rokh plain
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Yazar: Ali Bagherzadeh (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Agriculture, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran / Arid Environments Research Center, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran
Ülke: Iran


Yazar: Amin Gholizadeh
Kurum: Department of Agriculture, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran
Ülke: Iran


Yazar: Ali Keshavarzi
Kurum: Laboratory of Remote Sensing and GIS, Department of Soil Science, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran
Ülke: Iran


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APA Bagherzadeh, A , Gholizadeh, A , Keshavarzi, A . (2018). Assessment of soil fertility index for potato production using integrated Fuzzy and AHP approaches, Northeast of Iran. EURASIAN JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE, 7 (3), 203-212. DOI: 10.18393/ejss.399775
MLA Bagherzadeh, A , Gholizadeh, A , Keshavarzi, A . "Assessment of soil fertility index for potato production using integrated Fuzzy and AHP approaches, Northeast of Iran". EURASIAN JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE 7 (2018): 203-212 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/ejss/issue/35640/399775>
Chicago Bagherzadeh, A , Gholizadeh, A , Keshavarzi, A . "Assessment of soil fertility index for potato production using integrated Fuzzy and AHP approaches, Northeast of Iran". EURASIAN JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE 7 (2018): 203-212
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