The Mangrove swamps of Keneba, Lower Gambia river basin. II. Sulphur and pH in the profiles of swamp soils.

Published online
02 Dec 1965
Content type
Journal article
Journal title
Journal of Applied Ecology

Thornton, I. & Giglioli, M. E. C.

Publication language
Africa South of Sahara & Gambia


This paper reports and compares the free and sulfate S contents in the soil profiles from barren flats and Mangrove communities previously described [cf.F.A.27 No.398]. The pH values of both dried and fresh soils, and the daily water levels and pH of the water table are reported and discussed. KEYWORDS: Soils \ soil S content \ soil chemistry \ soil pH \ soil profiles \ soil types \ mangrove \ vegetation types \ mangrove \ Water table fluctuations

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