Soil Biology Introduction

A very brief introduction to soil biology and ecology by Buz Kloot, Unversity of South Carolina & USDA.

Watch the video to get an introduction to the topics below (Times for each topic are indicated).

Basics of soil biology 1:48 - 13:10

Soil function and soil biology 13:12 - 24:50

Bacteria 13:50 - 15:50

Fungi 15:51- 17:37

Nematodes 17:38 - 19:20

Protozoa 19:21 - 20:16

Macroarthopods 20:17 - 20:15 

Earthworms 20:16 - 22:17

The soil food web 22:18 - 24:50 

Impact on soil 24:50 - 27:30

Practices which promote soil biology 27:20 - 28:15

Summary 28:16 - 29:30

Additional Resources 29:31 - 30:30