Impact of deforestation on soil fertility, soil carbon and nitrogen stocks: the case of the Gacheb catchment in the White Nile Basin, Ethiopia.

Impact of deforestation on soil fertility, soil carbon and nitrogen stocks: the case of the... •Agroforestry land topsoil and subsoil organic carbon and nitrogen stocks were equivalent with that of natural forest.•Cropland has much lower soil organic carbon and nitrogen stocks when compared to both forest and agroforestry.•Converting both forest and agroforestry to cropland have stimulated soil organic carbon and nitrogen loss from the soil. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Elsevier

Impact of deforestation on soil fertility, soil carbon and nitrogen stocks: the case of the Gacheb catchment in the White Nile Basin, Ethiopia.

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 The Author(s)
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0167-8809
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10.1016/j.agee.2017.06.034
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Abstract

•Agroforestry land topsoil and subsoil organic carbon and nitrogen stocks were equivalent with that of natural forest.•Cropland has much lower soil organic carbon and nitrogen stocks when compared to both forest and agroforestry.•Converting both forest and agroforestry to cropland have stimulated soil organic carbon and nitrogen loss from the soil.

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Agriculture, Ecosystems & EnvironmentElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2017

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