Too mach water in soil

Roger Whitehead rgw at office-futures.com
Fri Nov 21 12:46:16 EST 1997


> > Might have something to do with the huge number of micro-organisms in soil 
> > compared to the relative sterility of water.
>  
> Maybe that is the answer. Too much water prevents the roots from breathing
> (uptake of oxygen). If there are many microorganisms, they breathe, too,
> [etc.]

I was thinking more along the lines that it's the micro-organisms (bacteria, viri, 
moulds, etc.) that cause the damage.

> But I am very interested if someone can provide the real answer.

And how will you recognize it if it arrives?

Roger

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