Commentary : Soils

  • F. T. Last
  • M. C. B. Hotz
  • B. G. Bell
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 10)

Abstract

For most ecologists, soil can be likened to the computer scientist’s black-box. We know that it is essential but have little knowledge of its complexities; even less about how it functions in relation to root growth. What hope is there for the non-specialist decision-maker?

Keywords

Phosphorus Acidity Expense 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. T. Last
    • 1
  • M. C. B. Hotz
    • 2
  • B. G. Bell
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Terrestrial EcologyPenicuik, MidlothianScotland
  2. 2.Commission on Lead in the EnvironmentTorontoCanada

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