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Proposed deletion of Fire Effects on SoilEdit


The article Fire Effects on Soil has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

Unsourced WP:ESSAY

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Please consider improving the page to address the issues raised. Removing {{proposed deletion/dated}} will stop the proposed deletion process, but other deletion processes exist. In particular, the speedy deletion process can result in deletion without discussion, and articles for deletion allows discussion to reach consensus for deletion. CHRISSYMAD ❯❯❯¯\_(ツ)_/¯ 13:56, 1 December 2017 (UTC)

I moved this back to your userspace - it's now at User:Baseballkid10/Fire Effects on Soil.
Information about the effects of fire on soil might belong in a number of different articles, including soil, fire, wildfire, soil crust, soil erosion, secondary succession or fire ecology. Probably quite a few others too. But what you have written isn't viable as a stand-alone article.
Even more importantly, your work in completely unsourced. Everything you add to Wikipedia needs to be supported by reliable sources. References should appear immediately after the statements they support. There should be a minimum of one reference per paragraph, and there shouldn’t be any text after the last reference in a paragraph. Ian (Wiki Ed) (talk) 15:28, 1 December 2017 (UTC)

Your draft article, Draft:Fire Effects on SoilEdit


Hello, Baseballkid10. It has been over six months since you last edited the Articles for Creation submission or Draft page you started, "Fire Effects on Soil".

In accordance with our policy that Wikipedia is not for the indefinite hosting of material deemed unsuitable for the encyclopedia mainspace, the draft has been nominated for deletion. If you plan on working on it further, or editing it to address the issues raised if it was declined, simply edit the submission and remove the {{db-afc}}, {{db-draft}}, or {{db-g13}} code.

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Thanks for your submission to Wikipedia, and happy editing. » Shadowowl | talk 16:54, 5 June 2018 (UTC)