Soil Biochemistry: Volume 9: Volume 9, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Soil Biochemistry

Volume 9: Volume 9, 1st Edition

Edited by Guenther Stotzky

CRC Press

568 pages

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Hardback: 9780824794415
pub: 1996-05-08
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Provides up-to-date reviews on the conditions that affect the quality of soil and on the methods to measure the effects of soil management and bioremediation--focusing on indigenous or introduced microorganisms with the capacity to remediate pollutants.

Table of 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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Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General