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Soil – Water & Food Security, Part 2: The Humus Ecosystem

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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.

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