Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: SSSA Division: Nutrient Management and Soil and Plant Analysis

Title: Symposium--Soil Health Management and Assessment

Organizer: Rao S. Mylavarapu
Moderator: Diane E. Stott
Lead Community Sponsor:
Cosponsor: SSSA Division: Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
Community Cosponsor:
Format: Oral Symposium
Keywords: Soil Health, Soil Health Assessment, Soil Quality and Soil Sustainability

Session Description: Soil Health and Soil Quality are critical for assuring a vital living ecosystem for animals and plants along with food security for humans. A healthy soil is fundamental for sustainable nutrient and production systems. Effective management using scientific diagnostic tools is necessary to optimize the soil health/quality parameters for overall health. Various research ideas wil be presented at this Symposium.