Soil Mineral -- Microbe-Organic Interactions: Theories and Applications / Edition 1

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The book presents the latest research findings and prospects on soil mineral-organic matter-microorganism interactions. It includes topics covering mechanisms of transformations, dynamics and bioavailability of heavy metals, radionuclides, biomolecules and nutrients immobilized on soil minerals, humic substances, mineral-humic complexes and microorganisms and their impact on plant, animal and human health.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540776857
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 5/23/2008
  • Edition description: 2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 354
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Fundamentals

Ch. 1 Soil Physical-Chemical-Biological Interfacial Interactions: An Overview P. M. Huang Huang, P. M. 3

Ch. 2 Sorption and Desorption of Arsenic by Soil Minerals and Soils in the Presence of Nutrients and Organics Antonio Violante Violante, Antonio Stefania Del Gaudio Del Gaudio, Stefania Massimo Pigna Pigna, Massimo Marianna Pucci Pucci, Marianna Carmine Amalfitano Amalfitano, Carmine 39

Ch. 3 Role of Bacteria and Bacteria-Soil Composites in Metal Biosorption and Remediating Toxic Metal-Contaminated Soil Systems Qiaoyun Huang Huang, Qiaoyun Wenli Chen Chen, Wenli Benny K. G. Theng Theng, Benny K. G. 71

Ch. 4 Adsorption of Biopolymers, with Special Emphasis on Globular Proteins Willem Norde Norde, Willem 99

Ch. 5 Relationship of Polarity and Structures of Organic Matter with Sorption Capacity for Hydrophobic Organic Compounds Seunghun Kang Kang, Seunghun Baoshan Xing Xing, Baoshan 125

Ch. 6 Organically Modified Clays for Pollutant Uptake and Environmental Protection Benny K. G. Theng Theng, Benny K. G. G. J. Churchman Churchman, G. J. W. P. Gates Gates, W. P. G. Yuan Yuan, G. 145

Ch. 7 Microbial Transformation of Organic Chemicals in Natural Environments: Fate of Chemicals and Substantiation of Microbial Involvement through Enrichment Culturing Techniques Ji-Dong Gu Gu, Ji-Dong 175

Pt. II Applications

Ch. 8 Soil Organic Matter Quality and the Size and Activity of the Microbial Biomass: Their Significance to the Quality of Agricultural Soils R. J. Haynes Haynes, R. J. 201

Ch. 9 Soil Carbon Dynamics in a Subtropical Mountainous Region, South China: Results Based on Carbon Isotopic Tracing Qingqiang Chen Chen, Qingqiang Chengde Shen Shen, ChengdeYanmin Sun Sun, Yanmin Shaolin Peng Peng, Shaolin Weixi Yi Yi, Weixi Zhi'an Li Li, Zhi'an Mantao Jiang Jiang, Mantao 233

Ch. 10 Bioavailability of Soil-Sorbed Pesticides and Organic Contaminants Yucheng Feng Feng, Yucheng Stephen A. Boyd Boyd, Stephen A. 259

Ch. 11 Anticlastogenic and Antitoxic Actions Exerted by Humic Substances in Seedlings of Various Plants Elisabetta Loffredo Loffredo, Elisabetta Nicola Senesi Senesi, Nicola Giuseppe Ferrara Ferrara, Giuseppe 281

Ch. 12 Soil Heavy Metal Pollution and Microbial Communities: Interactions and Response Assessment Jianming Xu Xu, Jianming Akmal Muhammad Muhammad, Akmal P. M. Huang Huang, P. M. 303

Ch. 13 Changes in Antibiotic Resistance Profile of Soil Bacterial Community in Association with Land Degradation Ryoichi Doi Doi, Ryoichi Pramuk Kaeoniam Kaeoniam, Pramuk Jumlong Placksanoi Placksanoi, Jumlong Samai Sewakhonburi Sewakhonburi, Samai Jaran Jiraphong Jiraphong, Jaran 317

Index 345

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