The extensive use of land resources for food production, fibre for construction, wood pulp for paper, removal for extractive industries, sealing for urban and industrial development and as a receiver (either deliberate or accidental) of polluting substances has wrought huge changes in the chemistry, structure and biology of soils, away from their natural state.
|Title of host publication||Soil microbiology and sustainable crop production|
|Editors||Geoffrey R. Dixon, Emma L. Tilston|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Number of pages||23|
|Publication status||Published - 4 Aug 2010|