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Soil Biological Fertility: A Key to Sustainable Land Use in Agriculture

Edited By: Lynette K Abbott and Daniel V Murphy

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Paperback | Sep 2007 | #170036 | ISBN-13: 9781402066184
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Hardback | Dec 2003 | #144747 | ISBN: 1402017561
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About this book

Presents a comprehensive scientific overview of the components and processes that underpin the biological characteristics of soil fertility. It demonstrates the interdependence of soil biological fertility with physical and chemical characteristics of soil.


Contents

Preface. 1. What is Soil biological Fertility? L.K. Abbott, D.V. Murphy; 2. Impact of Fauna on chemical Transformations in soil, G.H.R. Osler; 3. Impact of Microorganisms on Chemical Transformatons in Soil, D.V. Murphy, E.A. Stockdale, P.C. Brooks, K.W.T. Goulding; 4. Role of Fauna in Soil Physical Processes, P.C.J. van Vliet, P.F. Hendrix; 5. Contributions of Rhizosphere Interactions to Soil Biological Fertility, P. Marschner, Z. Rengel; 6. Contributions of Rhizobia to Soil Nitrogen Fertility, A. McInnes, K. Haq; 7. Contributions of Arbuscular Mycorrhizas to Soil Biological Fertility, D.D. Douds Jr., N. Collins Johnson; 8. Relevance of Plant Root Pathogens to Soil Biological Fertility, V.V.S.R. Gupta, K. Sivasithamparam; 9. Relevance of Interactions amongst Soil Microorganisms to Soil Biological Fertility, W.M. Williamson, D.A. Wardle; 10. Managing the Soil Habitat for Enhanced Biological Fertility, M.J. Clapperton, K. Yin Chan, F.J. Larney; 11. Sustainable Farming Systems and their Impact on Soil Biological Fertility - Some Case Studies, E.A. Stockdale, W.R. Cookson; 12. Sustainability of Soil Management Practices - A Global Perspective, P. Smith, D.S. Powlson; List of Contributors; Index.

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