Microbes are an integral component of a living soil. It is widely being recognized that the presence and abundance of microbial wealth make soils healthy in terms of growth enhancementand protection against pests and diseases. Scientific research also shows that organic farming practices essentially based on natural resource management significantly increase the microbial density and diversity in soils.
Microbial wealth regulates crop quality and soil health
by D P Singh and H B Singh, Leisa India, 01 June, 2008