Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, Sept 15, 2012, Vol.159, p.9(10)
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2012.06.021 Byline: Emmanuel Arthur (a), Per Moldrup (b), Martin Holmstrup (c), Per Schjonning (a), Anne Winding (d), Philipp Mayer (d), Lis W. de Jonge (a) Keywords: Soil contamination; Dehydrogenase activity; Clay dispersibility; Air permeability; Compression; Resilience Abstract: a* Microbial activity decreased significantly at copper concentration [approximately equal to]500mgkg.sup.-1. a* Soil compression resistance had an increasing trend with copper concentration. a* Copper contaminated soils had higher amounts of water dispersible clay. a* Clay dispersibility correlated with microbial activity in a copper contaminated field. Author Affiliation: (a) Department of Agroecology, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Blichers Alle 20, P.O. Box 50, DK-8830 Tjele, Denmark (b) Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Aalborg University, Sohngaardsholmsvej 57, DK-9000 Aalborg, Denmark (c) Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Vejlsovej 25, DK-8600 Silkeborg, Denmark (d) Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University. Frederiksborgvej 399, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark Article History: Received 23 February 2012; Revised 1 June 2012; Accepted 15 June 2012
Soil Pollution ; Permeability ; Soil Microbiology ; Universities And Colleges
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