Anne Mette Lykke

Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso

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Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso. / Jérôme, Yameogo; Sanon, Zézouma; Moussa, Boubacar M; Somda, Irénée; Lykke, Anne Mette; Axelsen, Jørgen Aagaard.

I: International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Bind 13, Nr. 4, 08.2019, s. 2421-2432.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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Jérôme, Y, Sanon, Z, Moussa, BM, Somda, I, Lykke, AM & Axelsen, JA 2019, 'Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso', International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, bind 13, nr. 4, s. 2421-2432.

APA

Jérôme, Y., Sanon, Z., Moussa, B. M., Somda, I., Lykke, A. M., & Axelsen, J. A. (2019). Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 13(4), 2421-2432.

CBE

Jérôme Y, Sanon Z, Moussa BM, Somda I, Lykke AM, Axelsen JA. 2019. Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences. 13(4):2421-2432.

MLA

Jérôme, Yameogo o.a.. "Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso". International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2019, 13(4). 2421-2432.

Vancouver

Jérôme Y, Sanon Z, Moussa BM, Somda I, Lykke AM, Axelsen JA. Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2019 aug;13(4):2421-2432.

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Jérôme, Yameogo ; Sanon, Zézouma ; Moussa, Boubacar M ; Somda, Irénée ; Lykke, Anne Mette ; Axelsen, Jørgen Aagaard. / Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso. I: International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2019 ; Bind 13, Nr. 4. s. 2421-2432.

Bibtex

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title = "Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso",
abstract = "Desertification and land degradation affect the livelihood of a large number of people in the drier areas of the world, but there is no generally accepted scale, on which the degree of degradation can be measured. However, scientists are working on finding indicators of degradation, although it can be difficult to identify to what these indicators might be related.In this paper, we have investigated a number of soil-physicochemical parameters in relation to a degradation scale of land uses. The results show that high sand content and C/N values may be used as indicators of degradation, and high contents/values of carbon, organic matter, nitrogen, available K+, CEC, SBE may be used as indicators of no or weak degradation. CEC showed the steepest gradient in relation to land use and may be the most useful soil physicochemical degradation indicator.The investigated land uses had different densities of trees, which was the reason for suggesting the vegetative biomass relative to a virgin forest situation as a scale of degradation. ",
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RIS

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T1 - Physicochemical indicators of land degradation in Burkina Faso

AU - Jérôme, Yameogo

AU - Sanon, Zézouma

AU - Moussa, Boubacar M

AU - Somda, Irénée

AU - Lykke, Anne Mette

AU - Axelsen, Jørgen Aagaard

PY - 2019/8

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N2 - Desertification and land degradation affect the livelihood of a large number of people in the drier areas of the world, but there is no generally accepted scale, on which the degree of degradation can be measured. However, scientists are working on finding indicators of degradation, although it can be difficult to identify to what these indicators might be related.In this paper, we have investigated a number of soil-physicochemical parameters in relation to a degradation scale of land uses. The results show that high sand content and C/N values may be used as indicators of degradation, and high contents/values of carbon, organic matter, nitrogen, available K+, CEC, SBE may be used as indicators of no or weak degradation. CEC showed the steepest gradient in relation to land use and may be the most useful soil physicochemical degradation indicator.The investigated land uses had different densities of trees, which was the reason for suggesting the vegetative biomass relative to a virgin forest situation as a scale of degradation.

AB - Desertification and land degradation affect the livelihood of a large number of people in the drier areas of the world, but there is no generally accepted scale, on which the degree of degradation can be measured. However, scientists are working on finding indicators of degradation, although it can be difficult to identify to what these indicators might be related.In this paper, we have investigated a number of soil-physicochemical parameters in relation to a degradation scale of land uses. The results show that high sand content and C/N values may be used as indicators of degradation, and high contents/values of carbon, organic matter, nitrogen, available K+, CEC, SBE may be used as indicators of no or weak degradation. CEC showed the steepest gradient in relation to land use and may be the most useful soil physicochemical degradation indicator.The investigated land uses had different densities of trees, which was the reason for suggesting the vegetative biomass relative to a virgin forest situation as a scale of degradation.

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VL - 13

SP - 2421

EP - 2432

JO - International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences

JF - International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences

SN - 1991-8631

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