This book reviews some aspects of soil biochemistry, including the biochemical turnover of specific elements and organic compounds in soil; the properties and functions of soil enzymes; and the structure, distribution and pathways of metabolism of organic compounds.
Table of Contents
1. Chemistry and Turnover of Naturally Occurring Resistant Organic Compounds in Soil 2. In Situ Analysis of Soil Components of Biological Origin 3. Oxidative Coupling of Aromatic Compounds by Enzymes from Soil Microorganisms 4. Control of Urea Transformations in Soils 5. Chemistry and Distribution of Amino Sugars in Soils and Soil Organisms 6. Biochemistry, Ecology, and Microbiology of Petroleum Components in Soil 7. Biological Nitrogen Fixation 8. Denitrification 9. Heavy Metals in Soil Biology and Biochemistry 10. Microbial Biomass in Soil: Measurement and Turnover