The impact of land-use practices on soil microbes

Emma L. Tilston, Tom Sizmur, Geoffrey R. Dixon, Wilfred Otten, James A. Harris

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSoil microbiology and sustainable crop production
EditorsGeoffrey R. Dixon, Emma L. Tilston
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9789048194797
ISBN (Print)9789048194780
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2010


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