Section 15
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The microbiological characteristics of rice soils. I. A study of the number and activity of microorganisms in the fundamental types of rice soils at varying levels of fertility in eastern and central China.

Tsao, Ch. B.; Khao, V.L.; Yu, Ch. F.; Et Al.

Acta pedol. sin 7: 218-226


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The number of bacteria, actinomycetes and fungi in the layer beneath the ploughed layer is 50-80% of the number in the ploughed horizon. In the ploughed layer there are 3-20 million bacteria per g of dry soil, 0.1-3.0 million actinomycetes and 7-120 thousand fungi. High liming rates have resulted in large azotobacter populations.

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