Soil Microbiology

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Soil Microbiology Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Pages: 592 Language: English ISBN: 9780470311103 Categories: , , ,

The environmentally oriented specialties of microbiology are in the midst of a major paradigm shift from a focus on single or a few key microbial species to consideration of the entirety of the microbial community and its interactions. This fully revised and updated edition focuses on the importance of soil microbial communities to sustainability of terrestrial ecosystems and solutions to global problems. Basic principles are covered, and details of the finer points of processes and their implications have been updated. This is a one-of-a-kind reference for advanced students and professionals.

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Author Biography

DR. TATE is Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University and held appointments in the Department of Environmental Sciences and the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute. The author conducted research at the leading edge of soil microbiology and taught soil microbiology and related courses. He is a fellow of the two leading scientific societies serving soil microbiologists (Soil Science Society of America, Agronomy Society). Dr. Tate served as the Editor-in-Chief of Soil Science and editor of the Journal of the Soil Science Society of America. At Rutgers, he was the Director of the undergraduate Environmental Science Program and Chair of the Department of Environmental Sciences.