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A single-source reference to biochemical cycles in soil, emphasizing basic principles and naturally occurring reactions. Presents all major aspects of nutrient cycling, including fluxes with other ecosystems, biochemical pathways and transformations, gains and losses, chemical fixation reactions, and plant availability. Environmental issues are integrated into the classical treatment of cycling processes. Two chapters are devoted exclusively to pollution of the environment. Surveys such topics as management of crop residues and maintenance of soil organic matter, use of soil for disposal of organic wastes, biological nitrogen fixation, denitrification, efficiency of fertilizer nitrogen use by plants, nitrates in food and water, chemistry and fate of phosphorus and sulfur and behavior of trace elements.
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Book Description Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.: John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardback copyright 1986; VG in VG dj; well preserved withdrawal from public library with minimal number of ex-library indicators; dj preserved in archival jacket; 380 spotless pages bx1. Seller Inventory # ABE-13131038165
Book Description Wiley-Interscience, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 0471822183 > Edition/Printing: First edition | Very light edgewear, OW Near Fine. Name inked to FFEP. 380 pp. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Seller Inventory # CORV-BBC-0K40464
Book Description Wiley-Interscience, 1986. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Ships from the UK. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP97722557
Book Description Wiley-Interscience, 1986. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP98058830
Book Description Wiley-Interscience, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0471822183
Book Description John Wiley & Sons, New York -, 1986. hardcover, 6¾" x 9½", with dust jacket Transformations caused by microorganisms have a profound effect on the ability of soils to provide food and fiber for an expanding world population. Of paramount importance is the cycling of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, sulfur, and the micronutrient cations. The knowledge of the various cycles and their interactions is essential for the intelligent use of soil as a medium for plant growth and for rational use of natural and synthetic fertilizers. This book covers all aspects of nutrient cycling. VERY GOOD book in VERY GOOD unclipped dust jacket 380 pages. Seller Inventory # 41059