Welcome to Part 2 of the interactive lecture on Soil, Water and Food Security by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Otterpohl. In this part, you learn more about the humus ecosystem. The following key questions will be answered in this lecture:
- What are the benefits of a healthy humus ecosystem?
- How do land use and rainfall infiltration correlate?
- What is the rhizosphere?
- How does a plant choose between agro-chemical and humus-rich soil?
Therefore, this lecture will further illustrate the humus ecosystem, more specifically, which animals belong to the soil food web and what the benefits of a healthy humus ecosystem are.
At the end of all lecture parts, you can test your knowledge in the lecture quiz.