Nitrification and nitrogen mineralization in agricultural soils contaminated by copper mining activities in Central Chile

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Moya, Héctor; Verdejo, José; Yáñez, Carolina; Álvaro, Juan E.; Sauvé, Sébastien; Neaman, Alexander;
  • Publisher: Chilean Society of Soil Science / Sociedad Chilena de la Ciencia del Suelo
  • Subject: Copper toxicity | nitrification potential | nitrogen mineralization | soil quality

Microbiological bioassays of nitrification and nitrogen mineralization have been used for evaluation of soil quality on metal-contaminated soils. We evaluated the effectiveness of nitrification and nitrogen mineralization bioassays as quality indicators of soil degradat... View more
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