The impact of land-use practices on soil microbes
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The extensive use of land resources for food production, fibre for construction, wood pulp for paper, removal for extractive industries, sealing for urban and industrial development and as a receiver (either deliberate or accidental) of polluting substances has wrought huge changes in the chemistry, structure and biology of soils, away from their natural state.
Tilston, E.L., et al. 2010. The impact of land-use practices on soil microbes. In: G.R. Dixon and E.L. Tilston, eds. Soil Microbiology and Sustainable Crop Production. London: Springer. 2010, pp.273-295. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-9479-7_7