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Toxicity Testing in Soil, Use of Microbial and Enzymatic Tests

  1. Mikael Pell,
  2. Lennart Torstensson

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env108

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Pell, M. and Torstensson, L. 2003. Toxicity Testing in Soil, Use of Microbial and Enzymatic Tests. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • The Soil Microbial Ecosystem

  • Soil Quality

  • Soil Test Data—A Comprehensive Picture

  • Microbial And Enzymatic Tests

  • Screening and Testing of Chemicals and Metals

  • International Guidelines

  • Testing Effects On Soil Quality

  • Monitoring Long-Term Changes in Soil Quality

  • Important Remarks On Soil Testing

  • Conclusion

Keywords:

  • enzymatic toxicity tests;
  • microbial toxicity tests;
  • screening chemical toxicity in soils;
  • soil quality;
  • soil toxicity tests;
  • soils;
  • toxicity testing;
  • toxicity to microorganisms