Document


Title

Degradation of ignimbrite soils and the destruction of pine forests in Honduras
Document Type: Journal
Author(s): M. W. Von Buch
Publication Year: 1988

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • agriculture
  • ash
  • Central America
  • charcoal
  • disturbance
  • droughts
  • erosion
  • forest management
  • grazing
  • Honduras
  • humus
  • phosphate
  • pine forests
  • Pinus oocarpa
  • plant growth
  • soils
  • volcanoes
Region(s):
  • International
Record Maintained By:
Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 35530
Tall Timbers Record Number: 9831
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File DDW
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Description

This paper describes soil degradation, forest destruction and surface erosion of ignimbrite soils of the Honduran Plateau. It is based on investigations carried out by V. Castellanos and C.S. Simmons with the objective of assessing the growth requirements of Pinus oocarpa on these sites.

Citation:
Von Buch, M. W. 1988. Degradation of ignimbrite soils and the destruction of pine forests in Honduras. Plant Research & Development, v. 28, p. 32-46.