Table 4: Enzyme activities (mg PN kg−1 soil h−1) for the Kukart watershed sites of Kyrgyzstana.

Land use
Site nameDepth (cm)C cycling C&N cycling P cyclingS cycling
β-Glucβ-GlucmAcid phosAlk phosPhosphodAryl

Forest















Suzak (SU1)


0–2809.551.0286.41021.5560.9115.4
2–1438.38.822.967.317.65.3
14–5216.010.617.959.033.78.7
52–1057.67.512.036.026.08.1
105–1655.35.62.86.68.01.7
Kara-Alma (KA1)



0–2807.6189.9397.41441.5746.2498.9
2–131137.587.6422.31033.0742.1393.3
13–48135.114.7114.7244.6222.1114.3
48–12027.14.029.876.543.833.5
120–16519.32.126.057.585.219.6
Kara-Alma (KA2)



0–41235.9298.5712.71809.8714.2439.2
4–18546.9106.0897.7757.8754.5493.4
18–5774.67.3272.5283.9225.9158.3
57–9117.810.959.827.741.715.3
91–13014.71.727.718.711.94.8
130–18511.114.418.08.115.42.2

Pasture
















Kyzyl-Senir (KSr)



0–2428.743.3176.2594.3303.681.3
2–13209.334.581.8285.5177.734.9
13–4425.711.221.072.753.418.4
44–867.46.22.420.511.53.5
86–1702.02.91.39.65.32.4
Kalmak Kyrchyn (KK1)






0–3323.645.7146.8276.0258.977.1
3–1725.47.724.354.640.19.8
17–3816.46.824.932.221.011.7
38–6333.99.235.579.249.121.4
63–9164.613.770.9109.079.148.5
91–12011.16.921.129.916.46.5
120–1403.84.519.634.316.27.9
140–1801.43.710.62.02.71.4
Kyzyl-Suu (KSu)
0–15513.658.2978.3431.3467.4381.2
15–2877.525.6371.7340.9212.7160.8
28–5024.58.6134.0174.0107.956.6

Cultivated









Suzak (Su2)

0–1469.811.9228.9162.183.423.4
14–3022.85.842.784.553.914.0
30–503.34.231.580.467.79.1
Taigara (Tai)

0–3479.79.863.5166.4107.528.2
34–5929.611.837.583.855.214.7
59–9812.86.412.068.632.711.5
Kalmak-Kyrchyn (KK2)0–14202.230.6141.1337.6214.6101.0
14–3060.918.8135.9212.5127.885.3
30–5018.06.736.3104.646.323.1

aPN: p-nitrophenol; β-Gluc: β-glucosidase; β-Glucm: β-glucosaminidase; Acid phos: acid phosphatase; Alk phos: alkaline phosphatase; Phosphod: phosphodiesterase; Aryl: arylsulfatase.