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Title

The effects of slash burning on ecosystem nutrients during the land preparation phase of shifting cultivation
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): C. P. Giardina; R. L. Sanford; I. C. Dockersmith; V. J. Jaramillo
Publication Year: 2000

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • ash
  • Asia
  • Australia
  • biomass
  • Brazil
  • carbon
  • Central America
  • convection
  • Costa Rica
  • cover type conversion
  • Ethiopia
  • Europe
  • fire management
  • forest management
  • India
  • Italy
  • land use
  • litter
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • nitrogen
  • nutrients
  • Peru
  • pH
  • phosphorus
  • plant nutrients
  • season of fire
  • slash
  • slash and burn
  • soil nutrients
  • soil organic matter
  • soil temperature
  • soils
  • South America
  • tropical forests
  • volatilization
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 42799
Tall Timbers Record Number: 17929
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Citation:
Giardina, C. P., R. L. Sanford, I. C. Dockersmith, and V. J. Jaramillo. 2000. The effects of slash burning on ecosystem nutrients during the land preparation phase of shifting cultivation. Plant and Soil, v. 220, no. 1-2, p. 247-260.