Assessing and managing soil quality for sustainable agricultural systems

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2009
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Blacksburg, VA: Office of International Research, Education, and Development, Virginia Tech
Abstract

This brief presentation summarizes some of the major findings of the cross cutting research activity on soil quality including inexpensive and relatively quick methods for measuring soil quality and soil degradation. However, more appropriate methods need to need to be developed to measure changes in soil organic matter.

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Soil degradation, Soil management, Soil fertility, Soil quality, Soil, Soil organic matter, Field Scale
Citation
Presented at the 2009 SANREM CRSP Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 31 August-1 September 2009