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Soil Biological Fertility A Key to Sustainable Land Use in Agriculture

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soil science, sedimentology,
  • Trees & wildflowers,
  • Technology,
  • Science,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Sustainable agriculture,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Soil fertility,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Flowers,
  • Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Nature-Flowers,
  • Science / Earth Sciences,
  • Technology-Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Agriculture - Soil Science,
  • Land use,
  • Soil biology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsL.K. Abbott (Editor), Daniel V. Murphy (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8370885M
ISBN 101402017561
ISBN 109781402017568

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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. The book highlights the. Biology and Fertility of Soils publishes in English original papers, reviews and short communications on all fundamental and applied aspects of biology – microflora and microfauna - and fertility of soils. It offers a forum for research aimed at broadening the understanding of biological functions, processes and interactions in soils. Swift M J Biological management of soil fertility as a component of sustainable agriculture: Perspectives and prospects with particular reference to tropical regions. In: Soil ecology in sustainable agricultural by: The focus of this book is thus to provide an overview of a range of biological processes that contribute to soil fertility and to discuss the manner in which management practices influence soil.

Soil Fertility book presents nine chapters written by renowned soil fertility experts from Africa, Asia and South America. The book is divided into two sections. Section 1, Biological Processes and Integration of Inorganic and Organic Fertilizers for Soil Fertility Improvement, examines biological processes that can enhance the soil fertility. It discusses the use of both organic and . Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Programme (TSBF) TSBF was established in under the patronage of the Man and Biosphere programme of Unesco and the Decade of the Tropics initiative of the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS).Format: Hardcover. Soil Biological Fertility Key points. Soil fertility depends on three major interacting components: biological, chemical and physical fertility. Soil organisms improve soil fertility by performing a number of functions that are beneficial for plants. This article examines six of these functions.   Soil Biological Fertility: A Key to Sustainable Land Use in Agriculture - Ebook written by Lynette K. Abbott, Daniel V. Murphy. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Soil Biological Fertility: A Key to Sustainable Land Use in Agriculture.

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