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Soil Biochemistry, Volume 9

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 50

Edited By: G Stotzky and JM Bollag

551 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55375 | ISBN: 0824794419
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About this book

Provides up-to-date reviews on the conditions that affect the quality of soil and on the methods to measure the effects of soil managment and bioremediation - focusing on indigenous or introduced microorganisms with the capacity to remediate pollutants.


Contents

The microbial component of soil quality; soil structure and biological activity; soil as a catalytic system; influence of natural and anthropogenic factors on enzyme activity in soil; microbial processes in forest soils as affected by forest management practices and atmospheric stress; enumeration and expression of bacterial counts in the rhizosphere; bacterial movement through soil; a critical analysis of methods for determining the composition and biogeochemical activities of soil microbial communities in situ; soil suppressiveness to diseases induced by soil-borne plant pathogens; fractals in general soil science and in soil biology and biochemistry; field implementation of in situ bioremediation: key physochemical and biological factors.

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