Volume 21 2010

Soil Biology and Agriculture in the Tropics

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ISBN: 978-3-642-05075-6 (Print) 978-3-642-05076-3 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-15

    Soils of the Tropics

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    Pages 17-44

    Organic Matter and Micro-Organisms in Tropical Soils

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    Pages 45-63

    Impacts of Forest Conversion to Agriculture on Microbial Communities and Microbial Function

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    Pages 65-80

    The Structural and Functional Biodiversity of Soil: An Interdisciplinary Vision for Conservation Agriculture in Brazil

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    Pages 81-107

    The Potential of Soil Beneficial Micro-Organisms for Slash-and-Burn Agriculture in the Humid Forest Zone of Sub-Saharan Africa

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    Pages 109-137

    Microbial Populations of Arid Lands and their Potential for Restoration of Deserts

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    Pages 139-161

    Exploring the Ecological Significance of Microbial Diversity and Networking in the Rice Ecosystem

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    Pages 163-184

    Rhizobial Symbioses in Tropical Legumes and Non-Legumes

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    Pages 185-208

    Mycorrhizal Associations in Agroforestry Systems

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    Pages 209-233

    Agricultural Development in Tropical Acidic Soils: Potential and Limits of Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacteria

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    Pages 235-250

    Role of Microbial Biofertilizers in the Development of a Sustainable Agriculture in the Tropics

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    Pages 251-274

    Microbial Degradation of Pesticides in Tropical Soils

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    Pages 275-297

    Soil and Crop Contamination Through Wastewater Irrigation and Options for Risk Reduction in Developing Countries

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    Pages 299-316

    Towards a New Purpose for Traditional and Other Forms of Soil Knowledge

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 317-325