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Soil, food and health.

Jonathan Forman

Soil, food and health.

"You are what you eat."

by Jonathan Forman

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Published by Friends of the Land in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil conservation -- United States,
  • Nutrition,
  • Natural resources -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Jonathan Forman and O. E. Fink, with an introd. by Louis Bromfield
    ContributionsFink, Ollie E
    The Physical Object
    Pagination342 p.
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17571330M
    LC Control Number51000028

    Without soil there is no food and without food there is no life, trees, forests, animals or people. In our education systems, we have come to think that soil simply means dirt and that dirt means.   The Soil and Health is a collection of notes taken by Howard early last century as he studied the effects of compost and manure on farming. The gist of the book can be summed up in a /5.

    Teaming with Microbes, A Gardeners Guide to the Soil Food Web was reviewed in an earlier post Teaming with Microbes – In-depth Book this post I would like to delve into some of the contents of the book . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated .

    During his years as a scientist working for the British government in India, Sir Albert Howard conceived of and refined the principles of organic agriculture. Howard's "The Soil and Health" became a seminal 4/5(1). The Soil Food Web. The soil food web is an ingenious nutrient cycling system designed by nature. Everything is connected in the soil food web. Nothing goes to waste and everything has multiple Author: Monica Mansfield.


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