Soil fertility changes following conversion of grassland to oil palm

Nelson, Paul, Banabas, Murom, Goodrick, Iain, and Gabriel, Ella (2012) Soil fertility changes following conversion of grassland to oil palm. In: Soil solutions for diverse landscapes. p. 1. From: Joint ASSI and NZSSS Soil Science Conference: Soil solutions for diverse landscapes, 2-7 December 2012, Hobart, Australia. (Unpublished)

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[Extract] •Oil palm is a major crop in the tropics and the industry is expanding rapidly. •Expansion onto grasslands can provide economic benefits while conserving forests. •The aim of this study was to measure changes in soil fertility following conversion of grassland to oil palm, as maintenance of soil fertility is critical for sustainability.

Item ID: 24773
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2013 22:48
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0503 Soil Sciences > 050304 Soil Chemistry (excl Carbon Sequestration Science) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 82 PLANT PRODUCTION AND PLANT PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8203 Industrial Crops > 820399 Industrial Crops not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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