Healthy soil, with active soil life, deters long-term soil degradation and ensures that geo-physical processes are undisturbed. Is the vitality of soil under threat due to human civilization? Or is it due to contamination, intensification, and deforestation? Vital Soil aims to look at the effects society is having on soil and contains contributions from recognized experts in soil science. It covers the function and value of vital soils, provides detailed information on how to prevent soil from irreversible stresses, and includes articles on soil life aiming to bridge the gap between science and practice from experienced and well known contributors.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Contents include: soil functions; soil formation; vegetation and organic matter; soil biota and activities; soil microbes; soil invertebrates; soil fauna and above ground biota; system integration by food webs and fate of contaminants in soil.
- Data Publicarii : 03 Nov 2004
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 358
- ISBN : 9780444517722