Soil sterilized by irradiation: Sterilization of soil by exposure to an electron beam offers new tool for research on chemistry and microbiology of soil
AuthorsA. D. McLaren
Authors AffiliationsA. D. McLaren is Associate Professor of Soil Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley; Lola Reshetko was Laboratory Technician. University of California, Berkeley, when the above reported study was conducted.
Hilgardia 11(3):12-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n03p12. March 1957.
Soil may be sterilized easily by an electron beam—of sufficient intensity and energy—without destroying the urease-enzyme activity.
McLaren A, Reshetko L. 1957. Soil sterilized by irradiation: Sterilization of soil by exposure to an electron beam offers new tool for research on chemistry and microbiology of soil. Hilgardia 11(3):12-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n03p12
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