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Cover for Evaluating the impact of oil palm agriculture and logging on soil microbial communities in South-east Asia.

In this study, the following hypotheses were tested: (i) microbial communities would be distinct for each land-use type (primary forest, regenerating forest, and oil palm plantation); (ii) microbial communities from forest sites (primary forest and regenerating forest) would be more similar to each ...

Author(s)
D'Angelo, H.; McGuire, K. L.; Gillikin, C.; Brearley, F. Q.; Merrer, D. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measurable biophysical indicators for impact assessment: changes in soil quality.

This paper discusses with examples from recent literature the use of biophysical indicators in monitoring the impact of natural resource management (NRM) interventions on soil quality attributes. The use of simulation modelling to assess the long-term effects of NRM interventions on soil quality...

Author(s)
Pathak, P.; Sahrawat, K. L.; Rego, T. J.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil erosion - processes, damages and countermeasures.

Soil erosion has been recognized for a long time as a major threat to soil quality and soil functions. Erosion occurs through various processes, which have different operating modes and result in different soil redistribution patterns. Some of these processes, such as rill and interrill erosion and ...

Author(s)
Govers, G.; Poesen, J.; Goossens, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996714)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Opportunities for capture of deep soil nutrients.

This paper discusses the mechanisms by which nutrients occur in deep layers which include downward leaching of mobile nutrients, biological breakdown of soil organic matter and chemical breakdown of minerals. Soil nutrients not accessible to annual crops can be extracted by perennials through two...

Author(s)
Buresh, R. J.; Rowe, E. C.; Livesley, S. J.; Cadisch, G.; Mafongoya, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996738)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Campos</i> in Uruguay.

The climate of the campos in Uruguay, extensive animal production systems on natural grasslands, grassland improvement, intensive animal production systems, and sheep and cattle production are described. It is considered that farms on shallow soils are best suited to fine and ultra fine Merino wool ...

Author(s)
Berretta, E. J.; Risso, D. F.; Montossi, F.; Pigurina, G.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994529)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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