Cross-cutting activities: Soil quality and soil metagenomics
Motavalli, Peter P.
Garrett, Karen A.
Soil degradation | Soil management | Soil fertility | Soil quality | Soil | Soil organic matter | Soil metagenomics | Indicators | Soil field tests | Soil microbial communities | Dna | Ecosystem Field Scale
This presentation reports on the work of the SANREM CRSP cross-cutting activities "Assessing and Managing Soil Quality for Sustainable Agricultural Systems" and "Soil Metagenomics to Construct Indicators of Soil Degradation." The introduction gives an overview of the extensiveness of soil degradation globally and defines soil quality. The objectives of the soil quality cross cutting activity are:
CCRA-4 (Soil Metagenomics)