Soil Biochemistry: |:, Volume 6

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CRC Press, Mar 22, 1990 - Technology & Engineering - 584 pages
Explores the role of biochemical processes in the soil environment, particularly the activity of microorganisms, and the potential application of those processes to environmental biotechnology. The 11 papers also highlight the application of molecular biology and microbial genetics to soil biology a
 

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Contents

ClayAdsorbed Enzymes
4
Enzyme Interactions with ClayOrganic
10
Conclusions
20
Role of Soil Minerals in Transformations
29
Soil Minerals as Heterogeneous Catalysts
41
Dynamics of the Turnover of Natural Organics
54
Transformations of Antibiotics
71
Summary and Conclusions
94
Mode of Action of the Antagonistic Effect
255
Genetic Analysis of Antagonistic Pseudomonads
262
Ecological Significance of the Biological Activity
293
Specific Criteria for Measuring Microbiological
322
The Significance of Soil Microbial Biomass Estimations
357
Microbial Biomass as an Ecological Marker
374
Origin Nature Content Decomposition
397
Interactions Between Soil Microbial Communities
431

Anaerobic Microbial Transformation of Nonoxygenated
117
Microcosms
124
Oxidation
163
Microbial Production of Cytokinins K F Nieto
191
Physiological Action on Plants
205
Microbial Biosynthesis of Cytokinins
213
Conclusions
232
Pseudomonads as Antagonists of Soilborne Plant
249
Metals and Organometals in the Soil
444
Bioremediation and Management of Organometals
465
Effects of Microorganisms on the Environmental
483
Radionuclides Adsorbed or Assimilated
502
Viruses in the Soil Environment Samuel R Farrah
529
Index
557
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