Soil Fertility, Mineral Nitrogen, and Microbial Biomass in Upland Soils of the Central Amazon under Different Plant Covers

@article{Moreira2009SoilFM,
  title={Soil Fertility, Mineral Nitrogen, and Microbial Biomass in Upland Soils of the Central Amazon under Different Plant Covers},
  author={Ad{\^o}nis Moreira and Nand Kumar Fageria and Axel Garcia y Garcia},
  journal={Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis},
  year={2009},
  volume={42},
  pages={694 - 705}
}
Amazon is the largest state in Brazil and majority of the state is covered by the largest tropical rainforest of the world. Most soils of the Amazon region soils are acidic and infertile. When the Amazon forest land is cleared for agricultural use by burning the vegetation, the efficient nutrient recycling mechanisms are disrupted. However, nutrient contents in the deforested burn land increased temporarily. The objective of this study was to evaluate the soil fertility, mineral nitrogen (N… Expand
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