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Science Perspectives

Title: Saving the soil: lessons from the long-term soil productivity experiment

Author: Sampson, Mark T.; Featured: Powers, Robert F.

Date: 2007

Source: Science Perspectives PSW-SP-009. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 6 p

Description: 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 Perspectives PSW-SP-009. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 6 p.

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