1. 2012-01-20 A great deal of learning and research has accumulated on integrated soil fertility management (ISFM) – but much of this has been in the form of technical, inaccessible reports. Presenting an essential summary of this body of work, this practical handbook provides an ideal resource for training...
  2. Abstract , 1997 Soil is the habitat of plant roots and of a diverse array of organisms-bacteria, fungi, protozoa and invertebrate animals -which contribute to the maintenance and productivity of agroecosystems. As intensification occurs, the regulation of functions through soil biodiversity is...
  3. Resources in this collection include presentations from theSeed Saving & Soil Health Training in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 5-6 August 2018. This training focused on seed saving, seed production of under-utilized species, soil health and integrated pest management. This training was organized...
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  5. 2018-10-31 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 36. Soil chemical, physical, and biological properties range from those highly favorable to plant growth to those highly unfavorable to plant growth. It is rare—especially in the tropics—to find a soil in its natural state in which all properties are highly...
  6. 2015-01-20 The main objectives of The State of the World’s Soil Resources are: (a) to provide a global scientific assessment of current and projected soil conditions built on regional data analysis and expertise; (b) to explore the implications of these soil conditions for food security, climate change,...
  7. 2019-02-13 Session: Soil degradation and rapid change are faced across Africa, and require attention to both old and new technologies. Over two decades of action research with farmers in Malawi has shown that smallholder food production and nutrition can be improved through biological principles and...
  8. 2048-01-19 (2 copies) Fundamental principles which underlie successful farming and gardening and, more important still, our health. “Is our health related to the soil?” the author asks. Although this may seem a radical question, the author presents evidence in abundance to show how closely plant growth is...
  9. Abstract, Ecology and Society, 2016 General knowledge of the small, invisible, or hidden organisms that make soil one of the most biodiverse habitats on Earth is thought to be scarce, despite their importance in food systems and agricultural production. We provide the first worldwide review of...