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    Author(s): Mark T. Sampson; Robert F. Featured: Powers
    Date: 2007
    Source: Science Perspective PSW-SP-009. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 6 p
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Soil nourishes and sustains the forest, yet it’s also one of the least understood ecosystem components. In a landmark experiment involving the Forest Services of both the United States and Canada, scientist Robert F.Powers leads the world’s largest effort at understanding how to best manage this resource to improve the health and productivity of the forest.

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    Sampson, Mark T.; Featured: Powers, Robert F. 2007. Saving the soil: lessons from the long-term soil productivity experiment. Science Perspective PSW-SP-009. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 6 p

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