Soil conditions, vegetation structure and biomass of a Javanese homegarden

The soil of a west Javanese homegarden was a clay-loam, humic Cambisol of medium fertility, with neutral to weak acid reaction. The 0.13 ha large garden contained about 60 plants species (excluding weeds), of which 39 supplied useful products and the remaining were ornamentals. Tree coverage was 81% and total ground cover, including ground litter and weeds… CONTINUE READING