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Soil Biochemistry

By: K Haider and A Schaffer

Science Publishers

Paperback | Jul 2009 | #180634 | ISBN-13: 9781578085798
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Soils play a central role in the conservation of organic matter and element fluxes because of the large number of microorganisms present in the soil. In this book the more important processes that are driven by microbiological activity are discussed.


Soil and Soil Life; Aerobic and Anaerobic Degradation of Monomer and Polymer Plant Constituents by Soil Microorganisms; Humus and Humification; Turnover of Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Sulfur in Soils and Sediments; Composting and Fermentation of Organic Materials; Trace Gases in Soil; Heavy Metals as Pollutants: Toxicity, Environmental Aspects, Resistance and Biotechnological Aspects

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