Effects of different agricultural systems on soil quality in Northern Limón province, Costa Rica.

@article{Cornwell2014EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of different agricultural systems on soil quality in Northern Lim{\'o}n province, Costa Rica.},
  author={Emma Cornwell},
  journal={Revista de biologia tropical},
  year={2014},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={887-97}
}
Conversion of native rainforest ecosystems in Limón Province of Costa Rica to banana and pineapple monoculture has led to reductions in biodiversity and soil quality. Agroforestry management of cacao (Theobroma cacao) is an alternative system that may maintain the agricultural livelihood of the region while more closely mimicking native ecosystems. This study compared physical, biological and chemical soil quality indicators of a cacao plantation under organic agroforestry management with… CONTINUE READING
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