Base Exchange Differences in Old-Growth Forest and Adjacent Cultivated Soils

@inproceedings{Auten2016BaseED,
  title={Base Exchange Differences in Old-Growth Forest and Adjacent Cultivated Soils},
  author={John T. Auten},
  year={2016}
}
According to most recent estimates there are in the States of Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Ohio 9,300,395 acres of abandoned land. (>Altogether there is a vast area of marginal land in the Central States where replanting to forest species may be necessary—a total for the above named states and Iowa of 17,000,000 acres. (2) This great area, much of it exhausted by cultivation and erosion losses, presents many problems from the standpoint of reforestation. The accumulation of organic matter is… CONTINUE READING