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Humus and soil fertility

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Tree Care Industry. 21(9): 28-31.


Humus is a Latin word, meaning on or in the ground, but what is humus in the context of tree and landscape care? Is humus the same as soil organic matter? With the increased emphasis on biologically-based products for sustainable landscapes and tree care, the sources and quality of humus products have greatly increased in recent years.


Smith, Kevin T. 2010. Humus and soil fertility. Tree Care Industry. 21(9): 28-31.

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