Re: Another Question re Soil Quality
At 10:30 PM 3/24/95 -0800, Charles Benbrook wrote:
>I have a basic question. Is the amount of carbon in the
>world fixed? Do humans simple move it around by what they do with
>biomass and soils? How is carbon different from nitrogen?
I suggest that you read a basic book on soil microbiology, such as
"Introduction to Soil Microbiology" by Martin Alexander. It has a chapter
on the carbon cycle and a chapter on the nitrogen cycle, as well as an
overview of the soil environment. It is basic enough to understand with
little or no biology background. Good Luck.
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