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- Nichols, Kristine A.; Halvorson, Jonathan J.
- ARS USDA Submissions 2013 v.7 pp. 107
- soil stabilization, etc ; biochemical compounds; cations; chemical bonding; chemical reactions; clay minerals; cohesion; hyphae; organic matter; roots; soil aggregates; soil air; soil organic matter; soil pore system; soil quality; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Many soil functions depend on the distribution of macro- (≥ 0.25 mm) and micro- (< 0.25 mm) aggregates and open space between aggregates (i.e. soil structure). Despite the importance of macroaggregates in soil, little is understood about how they form and become stable. We hypothesize that biological activities, chemical reactions, and physical forces which help to form macroaggregates differ from ...