Improvement in Water-Holding Capacity and Structural Stability of a Sandy Soil in Northeast Thailand

  title={Improvement in Water-Holding Capacity and Structural Stability of a Sandy Soil in Northeast Thailand},
  author={Shinji Suzuki and Andrew D. Noble and Sawaeng Ruaysoongnern and Narong Chinabut},
  journal={Arid Land Research and Management},
  pages={37 - 49}
Light textured sandy soils in northeast Thailand are often highly weathered and degraded resulting in low nutrient and water holding capacities. The latter is further complicated by the structural instability of these soils. Field based soil amelioration studies were undertaken in order to evaluate local traditional practices currently adopted by farmers and innovative approaches to improve the productivity of these soils. The treatments included: composted leaf litter, termite mound material… Expand
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