Figure 1: Map showing the Kukart watershed region near Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyzstan where nine soil profiles were characterized for chemical and physical properties and enzymatic activities. See Table 1 for site location details. Briefly, one forested sites is located in Suzak and the other two are in Kara-Alma and indicated on the map as Su1, KA1, and KA2, respectively. The pasture sites are located in Kyzyl-Senir (KSr), Kalmak Kyrchyn (KK1), and Kyzyl-Suu (KSu). The cultivated sites are located in Suzak (Su2), Taigara (Tai), and Kalmak-Kyrchyn (KK2).