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Soils in the Yanomami indigenous area in the mid-Catrimani River – Roraima

Valdinar Ferreira Melo, Marcio Rocha Francelino, Sandra Cátia Pereira Uchôa, Samara Salamene, Célida Socorro Vieira dos Santos


In Roraima, the spatial distribution of indigenous peoples indicates a background of constant search for soils capable of sustaining shift cultivation. This study aimed to establish a relationship between the understanding of soil by the Yanomami tribe from the mid-Catrimani river region and the Brazilian System of Soil Classification and evaluate the type of agricultural land use according to soil fertility tests, in two steps. The first consisted of visiting eight Indian communities to collect soil samples at 21 sites […]