Soil fertility : characteristics, processes and management /
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Soil fertility : characteristics, processes and management /

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: PALCI EBSCO books.
Other Authors: Adewuyi, Bolanle., Chukwu, Kayin.
Format: Online Book
Published: New York : Nova Science Publishers, 2012.
Series:Agriculture issues and policies series.
Biotechnology in agriculture, industry and medicine series.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • SOIL FERTILITY; SOIL FERTILITY; Contents; Preface; Effects of Organic Residue Chemistry on Soil Biogeochemistry: Implications for Organic Matter Management in Agroecosystems; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Materials and Methods; 2.1. Soil Characterization; 2.2. Plant Residue Characterization; 2.3. Incubation Experiment; 2.4. Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Mineralization; 2.5. Soil Microbial Biomass; 2.6. Enzyme Assays; 2.7. Statistical Analysis; 3. Results; 3.1. Organic Residue Chemistry; 3.2. Soil Nitrogen Mineralization; 3.3. Soil Carbon Mineralization and Microbial Respiration.
  • 3.4. Soil Microbial Biomass and Metabolic Quotient3.5. Soil Enzyme Activities; 3.6. Relationship between Soil Parameters; 3.7. Relationship between Organic Residue Chemistry and Soil Parameters; 4. Discussion and Conclusion; Acknowledgment; References; Agricultural Management Changes in Pampean Soils Related to Rotation and Tillage: Impacts on Soil Organic Reservoirs; Abstract; Description of the Region and Its Cropping History; Cultivation Effects on Soil Carbon Reservoirs; Soil Carbon Balance in Cultivated Soils; Impact of Soybean Introduction in Rotations on Soil Nitrogen Budget.
  • Evaluation of the Potassium Supplying Abilities of Three Animal Manures: An Incubation StudyAbstract; Introduction; Methodology; Soil and Manure Analyses; Laboratory Incubation; Calculations; Statistical Analysis; Results; Soil Characteristics; Manure Characteristics; Net Mineralization/Immobilization of Potassium; Conclusion; References; Soil Fertility and Nitrogen Fertilization in the Modern Sustainable Farming Systems of Moldova(; Abstract; Introduction; Methods and Conditions; Results and Discussions; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References.
  • Soil Fertility Enhancing Microorganisms and Their Application as Biofertilizers(1 Chemistry and Life Sciences College, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, PR China; 2 Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontariio, CA; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria and Their Application as Biofertilizers; 2.1. Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixers; 2.2. Non-Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixers; 2.3. Application of Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria as Biofertilizer; 3. Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria; 3.1. Application of P Solubilizing Bacteria as Biofertilizer; Conclusion; Acknowledgments.