Book 2010

Soil Microbiology and Sustainable Crop Production


ISBN: 978-90-481-9478-0 (Print) 978-90-481-9479-7 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-25

    The Nature of Sustainable Agriculture

  3. Chapter

    Pages 27-57

    The Microbiology of Natural Soils

  4. Chapter

    Pages 59-80

    Soil Microbiology and Nutrient Cycling

  5. Chapter

    Pages 81-118

    The Role of Microbial Communities in the Formation and Decomposition of Soil Organic Matter

  6. Chapter

    Pages 119-196

    Intimate Associations of Beneficial Soil Microbes with Host Plants

  7. Chapter

    Pages 197-271

    Soil-Borne Pathogens and Their Interactions with the Soil Environment

  8. Chapter

    Pages 273-295

    The Impact of Land-Use Practices on Soil Microbes

  9. Chapter

    Pages 297-314

    The Effects of Plant Breeding on Soil Microbes

  10. Chapter

    Pages 315-371

    Utilizing Soil Microbes for Biocontrol

  11. Chapter

    Pages 373-397

    How Will Climate Change Impact Soil Microbial Communities?

  12. Chapter

    Pages 399-417

    Evaluating the Economic and Social Impact of Soil Microbes

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 419-436