A handful of soil can contain billions of soil microorganisms.
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Internat. Decade of Soils
At the conference ‘Celebration of International Year of Soils 2015 – Achievements and Future Challenges’ IUSS President Rainer Horn proclaimed the International Decade of Soils 2015-2024!
Development of National Soil Science Societies in the BRICS group of countries
Currently, there are at least 74 national soil science societies in the world (ESDAC, 2016; IUSS, 2016), indicating that soil science followed the trend of organizing societies in various scientific fields.
In this paper light is shed on the development of national soil science societies from the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), which partly reflects the soil science history of these countries.
25., 26., 27. January 2017
Frontiers of Potassium
The International Plant Nutrition Institute is pleased to invite you to participate in the upcoming international conference designed to exchange information on how to improve potassium plant nutrition and soil management to better the health of soils, plants, animals, and humans. The 4R Nutrient Stewardship framework is integrated into
the conference structure to keep the discussions anchored to the information needs of farmers and those who provide nutrient management guidance.
Conference website: http://kfrontiers.org
01. March 2017
2nd International Tea Bag Index Workshop
Participants can submit abstracts to present the work they are carrying out with Tea Bag Index in different locations and ecosystems to two sessions: 1) Global usage of Tea Bag Index session (oral talks) OR to 2) Poster session.
New abstract (250 words) submission deadline: 31.12.2016