Agroforestry Systems

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 115–120 | Cite as

Influence of sheep grazing on soil chemical properties and growth of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) in Malaysia

  • Kamaruzaman Jusoff


In a rubber estate in Kelantan, Malaysia, sheep grazing increased N, P, Ca and Mg levels and soil pH. Foliar N, P, Ca, Mg and Na also increased with grazing, but K decreased. The girth of rubber trees under grazing had a higher increment than in the ungrazed areas.

Key words

sheep grazing soil chemical properties rubber 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kamaruzaman Jusoff
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  1. 1.Faculty of ForestryUniversiti Pertanian MalaysiaSelangorMalaysia

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