Energy and Ecology Business
Welcome to VerticalNews!
We're a pay-per-view site for premium content. If you'd like to purchase this article, it's only $3.00.
Report Summarizes Water Resources Study Findings from University of Stellenbosch
December 23rd, 2011
"The effects of clearfelling and subsequent residue retention or burning on water and nutrient balances needs to be understood and quantified on forest sites that are sensitive to loss, so that the long-term sustainable productivity of such sites can be maintained and promoted. An experimental site was established in a clonal eucalypt compartment on the Zululand Coastal Plain, to compare changes in water fluxes through the mature undisturbed eucalypt stand with those after felling and re-planting, under 2 conditions: burning, and retention of the harvesting residues," scientists in Scottsville, South Africa report.
"The study was located in an area of high rainfall and...
Click here for more articles from Water Resources
Source: Energy and Ecology Business (2011-12-23)