Soil fauna and organic amendment interactions affect soil carbon and crop performance in semi-arid West Africa

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted at Kaibo in southern Burkina Faso on an Eutric Cambisol during the 2000 rainy season to assess the interaction of organic amendment quality and soil fauna, affecting soil organic carbon and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) performance. Plots were treated with the pesticides Dursban and Endosulfan to exclude soil fauna or… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00374-007-0211-0

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