Project

Manual of the soils of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Duration
01 September 2007 → 29 August 2009
Funding
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Physical geography and environmental geoscience
    • Soil sciences, challenges and pollution
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Agricultural plant production
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
    • Other agriculture, forestry, fisheries and allied sciences
Keywords
management Dr Congo soil properties soil utilisation
 
Project description

The project comprises the elaboration of a manual on the soils of DR Congo, consisting of 2 volumes. The first volume 'Research and management of the soils' describes the physical, chemical, biological, hydrological and mophological properties of the soils of DR Congo, as well as their genesis, management and utilisation. The second volume comprises profile descriptions and soil analysis of representative soils from DR Congo, also classifeied according to different international soil classification systems and with their geographical occurrence in DR Congo.