32.page05 - Phosphorus Vicious cycle made worse by timber...

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Unformatted text preview: Phosphorus Vicious cycle! - made worse by timber harvest or fire - 1-2 billion ha of land in tropics affected this way - High P content accelerates eutrophication of water supply - manures, waste treatment, excessive fertilizers Excess P application will eventually cause loss to ground water ...
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2011 for the course NRES 201 taught by Professor Olson,k during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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