The unknown underworld: Understanding soil health in South Africa

Authors

  • Schalk v.d.M. Louw Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • John R.U. Wilson 1. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa 2. Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Charlene Janion Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Ruan Veldtman 1. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa 2. Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Sarah J. Davies Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University
  • Matthew Addisons 1. Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2. Hortgro Science, Stellenbosch, South Africa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/sajs.2014/a0064

Keywords:

soil signature, edaphic factors, sustainability, food security, sustainable agriculture

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Published

2014-05-29

How to Cite

Louw, S. v.d.M., Wilson, J. R., Janion, C., Veldtman, R., Davies, S. J., & Addisons, M. (2014). The unknown underworld: Understanding soil health in South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 110(5/6), 4. https://doi.org/10.1590/sajs.2014/a0064