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The Biological Management of Tropical Soil Fertility

Edited By: PL Woomer and MJ Swift

243 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Aug 1994 | #33282 | ISBN: 0471950955
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A review of the potential for biological management of tropical soils which focuses on the main research themes of the UNESCO Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Programme - soil organic matter management, nutrient use efficiencies, manipulation of the soil water regime and the potential for utilisation of soil fauna for soil fertility improvement.


Partial table of contents: Soil Fertility Research in Response to the Demand for Sustainability (M. Scholes, et al.). The Importance and Management of Soil Organic Matter in the Tropics (P. Woomer, et al.). Soil Physics and Fertility: The Effects of Water, Temperature and Texture (R. Scholes, et al.). Biological Management of Tropical Soils: Integrating Process Research and Farm Practice (M. Swift, et al.). Appendices. Acronyms. Index.

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