Effect of Desertification on Some Selected Soil Properties in a Semi Arid Part of Northwestern Nigeria

@inproceedings{Abubakar2016EffectOD,
  title={Effect of Desertification on Some Selected Soil Properties in a Semi Arid Part of Northwestern Nigeria},
  author={Sheikh Danjuma Abubakar and Nathaniel Bayode Eniolorunda},
  year={2016}
}
Gudu, being a fringe local government area of Sokoto State of Nigeria, is in the heart of desertification zone of Nigeria where agriculture as the sole means of livelihood for the ever increasing population is endangered. The extent of the effect of desertification on the soil quality is unknown, and for sustainable livelihood, timely information on vegetation and soil resources of the area is of essence. It was therefore hypothesized that desertification has effect on the Soil Organic… CONTINUE READING

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