Dion, Patrice

Soil Biology and Agriculture in the Tropics

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Table of contents

1. Soils of the Tropics
Stephen Nortcliff

2. Organic Matter and Micro-Organisms in Tropical Soils
Rainer Georg Joergensen

3. Impacts of Forest Conversion to Agriculture on Microbial Communities and Microbial Function
Louis V. Verchot

4. The Structural and Functional Biodiversity of Soil: An Interdisciplinary Vision for Conservation Agriculture in Brazil
Gustavo Ribeiro Xavier, Maria Elizabeth Fernandes Correia, Adriana Maria Aquino, Jerri Édson Zilli, Norma Gouvêa Rumjanek

5. The Potential of Soil Beneficial Micro-Organisms for Slash-and-Burn Agriculture in the Humid Forest Zone of Sub-Saharan Africa
Dieudonné Nwaga, Jan Jansa, Monique Abossolo Angue, Emmanuel Frossard

6. Microbial Populations of Arid Lands and their Potential for Restoration of Deserts
Yoav Bashan, Luz E. de-Bashan

7. Exploring the Ecological Significance of Microbial Diversity and Networking in the Rice Ecosystem
Radha Prasanna, Lata Nain, Alok Kumar Pandey, Saswati Nayak

8. Rhizobial Symbioses in Tropical Legumes and Non-Legumes
Aline López-López, Mónica Rosenblueth, Julio Martínez, Esperanza Martínez-Romero

9. Mycorrhizal Associations in Agroforestry Systems
André Mundstock Xavier Carvalho, Rodrigo Castro Tavares, Irene Maria Cardoso, Thomas W. Kuyper

10. Agricultural Development in Tropical Acidic Soils: Potential and Limits of Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacteria
Luis Andrés Yarzábal

11. Role of Microbial Biofertilizers in the Development of a Sustainable Agriculture in the Tropics
Daniel Uribe, Jimena Sánchez-Nieves, Javier Vanegas

12. Microbial Degradation of Pesticides in Tropical Soils
Ziv Arbeli, Cilia L. Fuentes

13. Soil and Crop Contamination Through Wastewater Irrigation and Options for Risk Reduction in Developing Countries
Robert C. Abaidoo, Bernard Keraita, Pay Drechsel, Priyanka Dissanayake, Akple S. Maxwell

14. Towards a New Purpose for Traditional and Other Forms of Soil Knowledge
Patrice Dion

Keywords: Life Sciences, Agriculture, Soil Science & Conservation

Publication year
Soil Biology
Page amount
13 pages
Natural Sciences

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