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dc.contributor.authorLouw, S.v.d.M.
dc.contributor.authorWilson, J.R.U.
dc.contributor.authorJanion, C.
dc.contributor.authorVeldtman, R.
dc.contributor.authorDavies, S.J.
dc.contributor.authorAddison, M.
dc.date.accessioned2014-07-30T09:56:40Z
dc.date.available2014-07-30T09:56:40Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationLouw, S.v.d.M., Wilson, J.R.U., Janion, C., Veldtman, R., Davies, S.J., Addison, M. (2014) The unknown underworld: Understanding soil health in South Africa, South African Journal of Science. 110(5/6), 1-4en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1557
dc.description.abstractThe need to provide food security to a growing human population in the face of global threats such as climate change, land transformation, invasive species and pollution is placing increasing pressure on South African soils. South Africa is losing an estimated 300–400 million tonnes of soil annually, while soil degradation is a major threat to agricultural sustainability. In spite of these problems, treatment of soil health in biodiversity assessment and planning in South Africa has been rudimentary to date.en
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dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAcademy of Science os South Africaen
dc.subjectsoil signatureen
dc.subjectedaphic factorsen
dc.subjectsustainabilityen
dc.subjectfood securityen
dc.subjectsustainable agricultureen
dc.titleThe unknown underworld: Understanding soil health in South Africaen
dc.typeJournalArticlesen
dc.cibjournalSouth African Journal of Scienceen
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