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Experiments in soil biology and biochemistry

Experiments in soil biology and biochemistry Indian J. Microbiol. (June 2007) 47:184 BOOK REVIEW P. K. Chhonkar, S. Bhadraray, A. K. Patra and T. J. Purkayastha, 2007, Westville Publishing House, New Delhi 182 pp, Rs. 600 Soil ecosystems remain fi fi rmly at the foundations of of micro-biota. The book is extremely well produced and human life support systems. They are the least understood printed. and also among the most degraded. Impaired soil health Like all good books have their share of drawbacks, is a leading contributor to reduced crop yields and poverty. this book also has few which need attention in the sec- Global warming is likely to further exacerbate the prob- ond edition. In the chapter on counting of bacteria in soil lem. All these concerns have naturally led to an increased (1.1), the student should be introduced to the concept of attention to the microbiology of soils and to a new surge of non-proportionality factor during dilution and hence the interest in soil biodiversity, soil health indicators and their rules of counting. The chapter on Rhizobium (1.2) should measurement. The study of theoretical and practical soil include a section on strain authentication by physiologi- biology is now essential curriculum for not only http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Microbiology Springer Journals

Experiments in soil biology and biochemistry

Indian Journal of Microbiology , Volume 47 (2) – Jul 8, 2007

Experiments in soil biology and biochemistry

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Indian J. Microbiol. (June 2007) 47:184 BOOK REVIEW P. K. Chhonkar, S. Bhadraray, A. K. Patra and T. J. Purkayastha, 2007, Westville Publishing House, New Delhi 182 pp, Rs. 600 Soil ecosystems remain fi fi rmly at the foundations of of micro-biota. The book is extremely well produced and human life support systems. They are the least understood printed. and also among the most degraded. Impaired soil health Like all good books have their share of drawbacks, is a leading...
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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by Association of Microbiologists of India
Subject
Life Sciences; Medical Microbiology ; Microbiology
ISSN
0046-8991
eISSN
0973-7715
DOI
10.1007/s12088-007-0037-3
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Abstract

Indian J. Microbiol. (June 2007) 47:184 BOOK REVIEW P. K. Chhonkar, S. Bhadraray, A. K. Patra and T. J. Purkayastha, 2007, Westville Publishing House, New Delhi 182 pp, Rs. 600 Soil ecosystems remain fi fi rmly at the foundations of of micro-biota. The book is extremely well produced and human life support systems. They are the least understood printed. and also among the most degraded. Impaired soil health Like all good books have their share of drawbacks, is a leading contributor to reduced crop yields and poverty. this book also has few which need attention in the sec- Global warming is likely to further exacerbate the prob- ond edition. In the chapter on counting of bacteria in soil lem. All these concerns have naturally led to an increased (1.1), the student should be introduced to the concept of attention to the microbiology of soils and to a new surge of non-proportionality factor during dilution and hence the interest in soil biodiversity, soil health indicators and their rules of counting. The chapter on Rhizobium (1.2) should measurement. The study of theoretical and practical soil include a section on strain authentication by physiologi- biology is now essential curriculum for not only

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Published: Jul 8, 2007

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