Piquia Ranch, Land Use Change: Forest-to-pasture chronosequence.

Objective
Changes in soil organic matter and chemical characteristics by the introduction of cultivated pasture in a chronologically.
Description
A native forest (Amazon Forest, as reference) and six pasture sites established at different times in Pará, Brazil.
Farm operation data?
Sample archive?
Samples available?
 
Data Access Statement
Available to any researcher on request
Data license
No data license
Data policy
Yes (not online)
Organization
Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz, University of São Paulo
research organisation
Person
Prof Dr Carlos Eduardo Pellegrino Cerri
principal investigator
Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz, University of São Paulo (ESALQ-USP)
Soil Science

Site: Piquia Ranch

Type
farmer field
Location
Paragominas
Pará
Brazil
Geographic location
-3.3, -47.1166667
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Visits permitted?
No
Soil type
ferralsol
Soil description
Sandy

Design period: (1962—)

Description
The pastures in a chronosequence, with 3 pastures established in 1962, 1970 and 1975.
Crops
CropYears grown
Brachiaria brizantha
Panicum maximum