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Distributions of soil phosphorus in China's densely populated village landscapesAuthor(s): Jiaguo Jiao; Erle C. Ellis; Ian Yesilonis; Junxi Wu; Hongqing Wang; Huixin Li; Linzhang Yang
Source: Journal of Soils and Sediments. 10: 461-472.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionPurpose Village landscapes, which integrate small-scale agriculture with housing, forestry and a host of other land use practices, cover more than 2x106 km2 across China. Village lands tend to be managed at very fine spatial scales (≤30 m), with managers altering soil fertility and even terrain by terracing, irrigation, fertilizing, and other land use practices. Under these conditions, accumulation of excess phosphorous in soils has become important contributor to eutrophication of surface waters across China's densely populated village landscapes. The aim of this study was to investigate relationships between fine-scale patterns of agricultural management and soil total phosphorus (STP) within China's village landscapes.
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CitationJiao, Jiaguo; Ellis, Erle C.; Yesilonis, Ian; Wu, Junxi; Wang, Hongqing; Li, Huixin; Yang, Linzhang. 2010. Distributions of soil phosphorus in China's densely populated village landscapes. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 10: 461-472.
KeywordsChina, land cover, land form, land use, pollution, soil phosphorus, village landscapes
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