You are here

Experiments in soil biology design a fertile future

Plain text source: 
Experiments in soil biology design a fertile future.. "If you can maximise species diversity and get that system humming, you are going to be planting your crop into a system that has enhanced nutrient cycling," he says... Increasing the amount of organic matter in the system - "getting the soil biology humming" - has recognised benefits for disease suppression, moisture retention and nutrient cycling, which Michael regards as keys to reducing inputs and the associated costs...