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Change in the morphological properties of chernozems in an agrosilvicultural landscape


A change in the thickness of humus profiles and the depth of effervescence with chernozems involvement in the plowing and subsequent replacement of arable land by windbreaks was studied. A divergence of the anthropogenic evolution of chernozems in different types of their use in an agrosilvicultural landscape was established.

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Original Russian Text © L.L. Novykh, Yu.G. Chendev, 2014, published in Aridnye Ekosistemy, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 1(58), pp. 18–24.

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Novykh, L.L., Chendev, Y.G. Change in the morphological properties of chernozems in an agrosilvicultural landscape. Arid Ecosyst 4, 6–10 (2014).

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  • forest-steppe
  • windbreaks
  • chernozem
  • humus profile
  • line of effervescence
  • soil evolution