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Ecological Methods

Devices used for ecological measurements:

  1. Rain gauges
  2. Temperature and air humidity logger
  3. Ion exchange resin-bags for comparison of soil quality

Rain is one of the important factors determining the vegetation.
Since precipitation can vary within small areas, we installed rain gauges in different villages.

Temperature and air humidity are other important climatic factors for vegetation.
Two temperature and air humidity data logger have been installed in each village.

Soil quality in terms of free accessible nitrogen and phophorus was measured with small ion-exchange resin bags.
In each village, five fields of different use were measured to compare the soil quality within as well as between the villages.
Additionally, we carried out an experiment in order to assess the efficiency of traditionally used fertiliser.

 
9/06/10