1 - Organic Matter

2 - Intactness and Integrity

3 - Natural Capital Valuation

Objective 2 - Soil Intactness and Integrity

The key soil attributes, their functions and their recovery together with the role and effectiveness of vegetation for enhancing soil intactness and maintaining soil integrity are being quantified and sustainable land management practices developed for erosion-prone lands. These results will be used in Objective 3 so that the natural capital value of soil intactness and integrity can be determined.

Public Outputs

The following documents are available to download:

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Douglas GB, McIvor IR, Manderson AK, Todd M, Braaksma S, Gray RAJ. 2009. Effectiveness of space-planted trees for controlling soil slippage on pastoral hill country. In: Proceedings of Fertilizer & Lime Research Centre workshop, Massey University, Palmerston North, February 2009. (poster)  (2008/09)
Workshop  (218.06 KB PDF Document)
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Rosser B, Ross C. 2009. Recovery of pasture productivity on landslide scars in erodible siltstone hill country, Wairarapa. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC09/10/038.  (2009/10)
Client Report  (1.04 MB PDF Document)
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Dunlop S, Sivakumaran S, McIvor I, Deurer M, Hall A, Mason K, Clothier B. 2010. Effect of conservation trees on the chemical, biological and physical properties of two hill country soils in Hawke’s Bay. Proceedings of the Workshop “Farming’s Future: Minimising footprints and maximising margins”. Fertiliser & Lime Research Centre, Massey University, 10-11 February 2010.23: 450-458.  (2009/10)
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Rosser B, Ross C. 2011. Recovery of pasture production and soil properties on soil slip scars in erodible siltstone hill country, Wairarapa, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 54:23-44.  (2010/11)
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McIvor I, Douglas G, Dymond J, Eyles G and Marden M 2011 Pastoral hill slope erosion in New Zealand and the role of poplar and willow trees in its reduction. In Soil Erosion Issues in Agriculture, Danilo Godone and Silvia Stanchi (Ed.). pp 257-278. InTech - Open Access Publisher http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/pastoral-hill-slope-erosion-in-new-zealand-and-the-role-of-poplar-and-willow-trees-in-its-reduction.  (2010/11)
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Deurer M, Muller M, Van Den Dijssel C, Mason K, Carter J, Clothier BE. 2011. Is soil water repellency a function of soil order and proneness to drought? A survey of soils under pasture in the North Island of New Zealand European Journal of Soil Science doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2389.2011.01392.x  (2011/12)
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Jury WA, Or D, Pachepsky Y, Vereecken H, Hopmans JW, Ahuja LR, Clothier et al. 2011. Kirkham’s legacy and contemporary challenges in soil physics research. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 75: 1589–1601  (2011/12)
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Muller K, Deurer M. 2011. Review of the remediation strategies for soil water repellency. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 144:208–221  (2011/12)
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McIvor IR, Douglas GB 2012. Poplars and willows in hill country - stabilising soils and storing carbon. Proceedings of Fertiliser & Lime Research Centre workshop, Massey University, Palmerston North, February 2012  (2011/12)
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