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Soil Microbiological Parameters

  • Subodh Kumar Maiti
Chapter

Abstract

The soil is a tremendous biological laboratory. The roles of microorganisms are as follows: responsible for decomposition of litter, mineralisation process, nutrient cycling, accumulation of organic matter and formation of humus. There are three important groups of microbes: (a) bacteria, (b) fungi and (c) actinomycetes.

Keywords

Microbial Biomass Soil Respiration Microbial Biomass Carbon Metal Cylinder Feeder Root 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Subodh Kumar Maiti
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  1. 1.Indian School of Mines Department of Environmental Science and EngineeringCentre for Mining EnvironmentDhanbadIndia

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