Microbiological Methods for Assessing Soil Quality

Microbiological Methods for Assessing Soil Quality

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This book provides a selection of microbiological methods which are applicable or already applied in regional or national soil quality monitoring programmes. An overview is given of approaches to monitoring, evaluating and managing soil quality (Part I), followed by a selection of methods which are described in sufficient detail to use the book as a practical handbook in the laboratory (Part II). Finally a census is given of the main methods used in over 30 European laboratories. The book is aimed at different levels: soil scientists, technicians, policy makers, land managers and students.Grayston, S.J., Griffith, G.S., Mawdsley, J.L., Campbell, C.D. and Bardgett, R.D. ( 2001) Accounting for variability in soil ... Guckert, J.B., Carr, G.J., Johnson, T.D., Hamm, B.G., Davidson, D.H. and Kumagai, Y. (1996) Community analysis by ... Soil Biology and Biochemistry 31, 1198-1200. ... G.A., De Bruijn, F.J., Head, I.M., Akkermans, A.D.L. and van Elsas, J.D. (2004) Molecular Microbial Ecology Manual, anbsp;...

Title:Microbiological Methods for Assessing Soil Quality
Author:Jaap Bloem, David W. Hopkins, Anna Benedetti
Publisher:CABI - 2005-12-20


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