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Analysis of soil eDNA functional genes: Potential to increase profitability and sustainability of pastoral agriculture
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2016-10-01)
Management of soil biological resources to optimise plant production, efficiency of nutrient inputs, and system sustainability is an emerging opportunity for pastoral agriculture. To achieve these goals, suitable tools ...
Long-term P fertilisation of pasture soil did not increase soil organic matter stocks but increased microbial biomass and activity
(Springer Verlag on behalf of International Society of Soil Science, 2017-07)
The soil organic matter (OM) content of soils in a long-term fertiliser field trial (Winchmore, New Zealand) are similar (P > 0.05) despite >60 years application of different phosphorus (P) rates. As the net primary ...