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Impact of forest fire on physical, chemical and biological properties of soil: A review

  title={Impact of forest fire on physical, chemical and biological properties of soil: A review},
  author={Satyam Verma and S. Jayakumar},
  • Satyam Verma, S. Jayakumar
  • Published 2012
  • Environmental Science
  • Forest fire is very common to all the ecosystems of the world. It affects both vegetation and soil. It is also helpful in maintaining diversity and stability of ecosystems. Effect of forest fire and prescribed fire on forest soil is very complex. It affects soil organic matter, macro and micro-nutrients, physical properties of soil like texture, colour, pH, Bulk Density as well as soil biota. The impact of fire on forest soil depends on various factors such as intensity of fire, fuel load and… CONTINUE READING
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