The role, analysis and management of soil life and organic matter in soil health, crop nutrition and productivity

The concept of a “living soil” in which biological activity makes nutrients available to plants and fixes nitrogen is central to organic farming. This review considers the research into the complex role of soil life and looks at the analytical techniques and management strategies which are available to us in the organic management of soils.

Research Summaries

Theme: crop diversity
Published: 1st January 2008
Author: Christine Watson, Elizabeth Stockdale, Lois Philipps