Title: Healthy Soils Sick Soils
Author: Margareth Sekera
Blurb: Now available in English for the first time, this popular 1943 treatise on biology and biologically correct working of soil from the pen of the famous soil scientist Prof. Dr. Franz Sekera. Carefully edited and expanded over the years by his wife, scientist Margareth Sekera, this book has long been beloved by farmers and soils scientists in its original German. It starts with the basic concepts of “tilth” and “soil structure”, then moves along to the symptoms of unhealthy soil and the behavior of plants on non-friable fields. Sekera investigates the complex interrelationships in the soil as well as the practical measures to preserve and improve soil function.