Here’s another interesting article I came across recently. Dr. Carrow wrote an article in the October 1993 issue of GCM with the title Eight questions to ask: evaluating soil and turf conditioners.
A correspondent wrote with a question about soil biology for controlling organics, adding compost tea to feed beneficial bacteria, and etc.
There are two articles that I recommend as an introduction to this topic, both by David Zuberer.
I came across an interesting example as I was reading the ‘Internal Structure’ chapter in Joshua Schimel’s Writing Science. The example is a quotation from Nitrogen and Nature by Vitousek et al.
There is an interesting article about carbon by Bryan G. and Tyler J. Hopkins in the latest issue of Crops & Soils magazine. Here’s a quick summary, put together with a series of quotes from the article.
“Do the MLSN guidelines use 17 essential nutrients? I’ve found a couple good articles,” my friend wrote, “but I couldn’t really find a number on the MLSN website.”
“That’s an interesting question,” I replied, “and I may answer it on my blog.
Not everyone understands how the MLSN guidelines work.
I saw a photo shared by Andrew McDaniel followed by a number of replies from STSAsia exhibiting confusion on the latter’s part about the use of the MLSN guidelines.