Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry

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Soil microbiology and biochemistry in perspective; Soil as a habitat for organisms and their reactions; Methods for studying soil organisms;Components of the soil biota; Occurrence and distribution of soil organisms; Carbon cycling and soil organic matter; Dynamics of residue decomposition and soil organic matter turnover; Transformation of nitrogen between the organic and inorganic phase and to nitrate; Reduction and transport of nitrate; Return of nitrogen to soil: Biological nitrogen fixation; Mycorrhizal relationships; Phosphorus transformations in soil; Sulfur transformation in soil; Microbial transformation of metals.

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Literature of Soil Biology
Methods for Studying Soil Organisms
Components of the Soil Biota

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