Vital soil; function, value and properties

P. Doelman (Editor), H.J.P. Eijsackers (Editor)

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Healthy soil, with active soil life, deters long-term soil degradation and ensures that geo-physical processes are undisturbed. Is the vitality of soil under threat due to human civilization? Or is it due to contamination, intensification, and deforestation? Vital Soil aims to look at the effects society is having on soil and contains contributions from recognized experts in soil science.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAmsterdam [etc.]
Number of pages340
ISBN (Print)9780444517722
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Publication series

NameDevelopments in soil science
No.vol. 29
ISSN (Print)0166-2481


  • soil
  • soil biology
  • soil flora
  • soil fauna
  • soil pollution
  • soil properties
  • contaminants
  • soil management
  • soil quality


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