Differentiation in the fertility of Inceptisols as related to land use in the upper Solimões river region, western Amazon.


The Upper Solimões river region, western Amazon, is the homeland of indigenous populations and contains small-scale agricultural systems that are important for biodiversity conservation. Although traditional slash-and-burn agriculture is being practiced over many years, deforestation there is relatively small compared to other Amazon regions. Pastures are… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.09.007