Microorganisms in Soils: Roles in Genesis and Functions / Edition 1

Microorganisms in Soils: Roles in Genesis and Functions / Edition 1

by Francois Buscot
     
 

ISBN-10: 3642060714

ISBN-13: 9783642060717

Pub. Date: 12/15/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

For this third volume of the series Soil Biology, internationally renowned scientists shed light on the significant roles of microbes in soil. Key topics covered include: bioerosion, humification, mineralization and soil aggregation; Interactions in the mycorrhizosphere; microbes and plant nutrient cycling; Microbes in soil surface or toxic metal polluted soils

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Overview

For this third volume of the series Soil Biology, internationally renowned scientists shed light on the significant roles of microbes in soil. Key topics covered include: bioerosion, humification, mineralization and soil aggregation; Interactions in the mycorrhizosphere; microbes and plant nutrient cycling; Microbes in soil surface or toxic metal polluted soils; Use of marker genes and isotopes in soil microbiology, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642060717
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/15/2010
Series:
Soil Biology Series, #3
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
422
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1What are soils?3
2Microbial diversity in soils19
3Role of microorganisms in wear down of rocks and minerals59
4Humification and mineralization in soils85
5Importance of microorganisms for soil aggregation107
6Microbial energetics in soils123

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