Phosphorous, calcium and charcoal in spotty patches of fertile soil in the Amazon rainforest suggest that natural processes such as fires and river flooding, not the ingenuity of indigenous populations, created rare sites suitable for agriculture, according to new research.
Title: Fires, flooding before settlement may have formed the Amazon’s rare patches of fertility
Sourced From: www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210104131932.htm
Published Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 13:19:32 EST
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