Fliessbach, Andreas and Mäder, Paul (2000) DOC trial: diversity and metabolic effiency of microbial communities in organic and conventional soils. In: Alföldi, Thomas; Lockeretz, W. and Niggli, Urs (Eds.) Proceedings 13th International IFOAM Scientific Conference, vdf Hochschulverlag, Zürich, Switzerland.
Soil microbiota are favoured by organic farming systems. Moreover they were found to need less energy fore their maintenance. The diversity of microbial functions was also increased. Our results support the hypothesis that diverse populations make better use of the available resources.
|EPrint Type:||Conference paper, poster, etc.|
|Type of presentation:||Paper|
|Keywords:||Anbautechnik Einjährige Kulturen, Bodenfruchtbarkeit, DOK, long-term trial, microbial diversity, soil functions|
|Subjects:|| Soil > Nutrient turnover|
Soil > Soil quality
Soil > Soil quality > Soil biology
|Research affiliation:||Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Soil Sciences|
|Related Links:||http://www.fibl.org, http://www.fibl.org/english/research/annual-crops/index.php|
|Deposited By:||Fliessbach, Dr. Andreas|
|Deposited On:||29 Jun 2004|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:29|
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