Sandusky River Credit: Helen Jarvie.
Sandusky River in Ohio.

Soluble phosphorus in soil remains concern

Adaptive management of soil conservation is essential to improving water quality.

The quality of rivers and lakes could be placed under pressure from harmful levels of soluble phosphorus despite well-intended measures to reduce soil erosion and better manage and conserve farmland for crop production, according to a new study led by the U.K.-based Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH).

The CEH team, including international scientists, found that increased levels of soluble phosphorus in rivers entering Lake Erie in the U.S. may be linked to conservation measures,

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