Effect of Balanced Fertilization on Reviving Degraded Grasslands in Tibet

IPNI-2003-CHN-XZ9

Effect of Balanced Fertilization on Reviving Degraded Grasslands in Tibet, 2004 This project seeks to revitalize the degraded grassland areas of Tibet through balanced fertilization, and thus protect the still undamaged grassland reserves. Soil nutrient deficiencies, fertilizer recommendations, placement methods, and timing were investigated in 2003. Read more


Year of initiation:2003
Year of completion:2005

Interpretive Summary

2004

Effect of Balanced Fertilization on Reviving Degraded Grasslands in Tibet, 2004 This project seeks to revitalize the degraded grassland areas of Tibet through balanced fertilization, and thus protect the still undamaged grassland reserves. Soil nutrient deficiencies, fertilizer recommendations, placement methods, and timing were investigated in 2003.

2003

Effect of Balanced Fertilization on Reviving Degraded Grasslands in Tibet, 2003 Tibet has the largest grassland area in China. 67 million hectares (M ha). a tremendous natural resource available to animal husbandry. Local government has recently advocated the development of this sector as a means to improve rural people’s income and living conditions. The severe landscape, harsh weather conditions, and a fragile grassland ecology are obstacles to overcome.



Project Leader

None


Project Cooperators

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IPNI Staff

Shihua Tu


Location

Asia \ Eastern Asia \ CHN \ Tibet


Topics

4r rate, balanced nutrition

grass

Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P), Potassium (K)