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Microbial Ecology of the Soil and Plant Growth
by Pierre Davet

Microbial Ecology of the Soil and Plant Growth describes the soil medium as well as the microorganisms that it harbors and the constraints they undergo.

Features:

  • Defines the principal characteristics of the subterranean world and describes the microorganisms that live there as well as the environmental constraints they are subjected to
  • Shows how the action of the microorganisms can modify the physico-chemical surroundings, the microbiological equilibria and the growth of plants
  • Dwells on a few methods of intervention that would help in limiting the proliferation of harmful microorganisms and how to make the best use of the activity of auxiliary microorganisms

Contents

Part I

  • Inert Components
  • Living Components of the Soil
  • Biological Activity of the Soil
  • Effect of Environment on Microorganisms

Part II

  • Modifications of Physico-chemical Characteristics of the Environment due to the Effect of Microorganisms
  • Interactions between Microorganisms
  • Interactions between Microorganisms and Plants

Part III

  • Why Intervene?
  • Interventions against Unfavourable Organisms
  • Utilisation of Auxiliary Microorganism

Index

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by Pierre Davet
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