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- McLaughlin, Mike R., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Soil science 2013 v.178 no.7 pp. 335
- aggregate stability; agroecosystems; bulk density; calcium; chronosequences; coal; copper; forests; land restoration; land use; liming; magnesium; microbial biomass; mine spoil; reclaimed soils; soil pH; soil quality; soil sampling; surface mining; zinc; Mississippi
- ... Surface mining drastically disturbs landscapes and soil properties. Reclamation can restore and improve soil quality and biomass productivity. Time required for soil reclamation to restore soil quality to premined conditions in southeastern United States is unclear. The objective of this study was to evaluate chronosequence effects on restoration quality indicators in reclaimed coal mine soil from ...