By Leon Etienne Parent,Piotr Ilnicki
Co-published with the foreign Peat Society, this reference is the 1st to combine the actual, chemical, and organic facets of natural soils and peat fabrics for sustainable agriculture and horticulture. It info the rules and symptoms at the back of confident motion in sustainable administration. The booklet provides an entire research of ways peat works chemically, bodily, and ecologically. It quantifies the moorsh-forming, or peat degradation, technique in tables and figures, offers conversion equations between pH choice equipment, and provides a unique prognosis of N and P unencumber. additionally, the ebook revisits water, insecticides, phosphorus, and copper sorption features of natural soils.
The authors offer up to date info on the way to outline caliber symptoms for the optimal use of natural soils. With designated details and a world standpoint, natural Soils and Peat fabrics for Sustainable Agriculture goals to advertise a shift from the present paradigm of input-based unsustainable use to a brand new knowledge-based approach.