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|Title:||The influence of soil variability on tree establishment at an experimental agroforestry site in North East Nigeria|
|Authors:||Adderley, W Paul|
Jenkins, David A
Sinclair, Fergus L
Stevens, Paul A
|Citation:||Adderley WP, Jenkins DA, Sinclair FL, Stevens PA & Verinumbe I (1997) The influence of soil variability on tree establishment at an experimental agroforestry site in North East Nigeria, Soil Use and Management, 13 (1), pp. 1-8.|
|Abstract:||The characteristics and variability of soils within a 30 ha experimental site in N. E. Nigeria are analysed in relation to tree establishment. Profile description and analyses for some 480 surface samples of the sandy to clayey surface soils from Lake Chad lacustrine sediments provide baseline properties against which any subsequent modifications resulting from agroforestry practices can be assessed and to which initial tree performance can be related. This has been undertaken using principal component and spatial analyses. Inherited soil properties show spatial variations across the site which can be related to the soil textural parameters. The initial survival of trees planted for agroforestry experimentation shows strong correlations with the inherited characteristics of the soil rather than with acquired soil properties.|
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