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The biological management of tropical soil fertility

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Published by Wiley in Chichester, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Soil fertility -- Tropics,
    • Soil biology -- Tropics,
    • Soil management -- Tropics

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by P.L. Woomer and M.J. Swift.
      ContributionsWoomer, Paul L., Swift, M. J. 1939-, Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Programme., Sayce Publishing.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS599.9.T76 B56 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 243 p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1238135M
      ISBN 100471950955
      LC Control Number94241978

      Examines related considerations such as pest and disease control, climate change, fertility restoration, and uses of monitoring and modeling With 50 self-contained chapters, this work provides researchers, practitioners, and policy makers with a comprehensive understanding of the science and steps needed to utilize soil systems for the long 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  › Environmental Sciences › Soil Science.


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A textbook is presented on sustainable biological soil management. It incorportates the first 5 years of research of the Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Programme (TSBF). The programme's main objective is to review the potential for the biological management of tropical soils, focusing on soil organic matter management, nutrient-use efficiencies, manipulation of the soil water regime, and Get this from a library.

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Woomer, et al.). Soil Physics and Fertility: The Effects of Water, Temperature andTexture (R. Scholes, et al.). Biological Management of Tropical Soils: Integrating ProcessResearch and Farm Practice (M.

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Woomer & M. Swift. viii + pp. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons (). £ (hardback). ISBN 0 5. - Volume Issue 3 - Georg Cadisch 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.

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Soil Fertility and Conservation. Brazilian researchers have learned how to use the tropical soils of the cerrado. Aluminum toxicity is countered by adding lime and gypsum to the soil, which neutralizes soil acidity and renders the aluminum inert.

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John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, UK. Price [pound sign] (hardback). ISBN 0 5 Sustainable use of the soil resource is a primary goal of all such farming systems and it is to this target that the Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Programme (TSBF) is directed.

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There is increasing interest in soil management practices that enhance biological contributions to soil fertility due to greater awareness of the need for sustainable farming systems (e.g. Lynam This book summarizes current knowledge of the properties and dynamics of soil organic matter in the tropics, its role in determining soil quality, its stability and turnover, and the options for management in the context of tropical landuse systems, for a readership of resource scientists, economists and Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.

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