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|Genre/Form:||Conference papers and proceedings
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Influence of sewage sludge application on physical and biological properties of soils.
Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Co. ; Hingham, MA : Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Boston, ©1983
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
G Catroux; P L'Hermite; E Suess; Commission of the European Communities. Directorate-General for Science, Research, and Development.; Bayerische Landesanstalt für Bodenkultur und Pflanzenbau.
|Notes:||At head of title: Commission of the European Communities.|
|Credits:||At head of title, Commission of the European Communities.|
|Description:||vii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Session 1 - Effects of Sewage Sludges on Soil Physical Properties.- Increasing organic matter of soils by sewage sludge.- The analysis of nitrogen and humus in connection with a field test for the fertilization with straw and sewage sludge.- Influence of limed sludge on soil organic matter and soil physical properties.- Some effects of sewage sludge on soil physical conditions and plant growth.- General comments on the organic value of sludge.- Influence of sewage sludge application on physical properties of soils and its contribution to the humus balance.- Influence of increasing amounts of sewage sludge on the soil structure.- The influence of the agricultural utilization of domestic sewage sludge on the quality of the soil.- Physical properties in sewage sludge and sludge treated soils.- Modifications of some physical and chemical soil properties following sludge and compost applications.- Session 2 - Effects of Sewage Sludges on Soil Biological Properties.- Effect of sewage sludge on soil humus content.- Influence of sewage sludge application on organic matter content, micro-organisms and microbial activities of a sandy loam soil.- Influence of sewage sludge application on microarthropods (collembola and mites) and nematodes in a sandy loam soil.- Soil microbial activities as affected by application of composted sewage sludge.- Side effects of sewage sludges: possible enhancement of denitrification.- Land application of sludge: effects on soil microflora.- Sludge effect on soil and rhizosphere biological activities.- Some biological properties in sewage sludge and sewage treated soils.- List of Participants.- Index of Authors.|
|Responsibility:||edited by G. Catroux, P. L'Hermite, and E. Suess.|
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- Soil physics -- Congresses.
- Soil biology -- Congresses.
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