Characterization, agricultural potential, and perspectives for the management of light soils in Brazil

Abstract Light soils occupy 8% of the Brazilian territory and are especially expressive in the new and last agricultural frontier in Brazil: the Matopiba region - in the states of Maranhão, Tocantins, Piauí, and Bahia -, where they represent 20% of the area. These soils fit into the textural classes...

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Publication Date:2016
Main Author: Donagemma,Guilherme Kangussu
Other Authors: Freitas,Pedro Luiz de, Balieiro,Fabiano de Carvalho, Fontana,Ademir, Spera,Silvio Túlio, Lumbreras,José Francisco, Viana,João Herbert Moreira, Araújo Filho,José Coelho de, Santos,Flávia Cristina dos, Albuquerque,Manoel Ricardo de, Macedo,Manuel Cláudio Motta, Teixeira,Paulo Cesar, Amaral,André Julio, Bortolon,Elisandra, Bortolon,Leandro
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Embrapa Secretaria de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento
Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-204X2016000901003
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