Managing soil quality: Challenges in modern agriculture

  title={Managing soil quality: Challenges in modern agriculture},
  author={Robert E. Sojka and Pedro A S{\'a}nchez},
The editors of this book attempt to shed new light on soil quality, with an emphasis on management instead of indicator thresholds that do not relate to management. In the book, leading soil scientists discuss the history and concept of soil quality, and chemical (acidity, P,N,K), biological (organicmatter dynamics, microbial activity, and soil biodiversity), and physical (subsoil compaction, erosion) aspects of soil quality. The final chapters are devoted to soil contaminants, a systems… CONTINUE READING


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