Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Research Article Open Access


Soil is a dynamic environment. Living organisms constantly degrade the materials present in soil to provide themselves with nutrients for growth. Soil is the mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids and a myriad of organisms that can support plant life. It is a natural body that exists as part of the pedosphere and it performs four important functions. It is a medium for plant growth. It is a means of water storage, supply and purification. Soil is a modifier of the atmosphere and it is a habitat for organisms that take part in decomposition and creation of a habitat for other organisms. Some of the factors that affect soil microorganisms are nutrient supply, aeration, moisture content, pH, fertilizer, cultivation, seasonal climatic changes etc. Soil contains various groups of microorganisms like bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi, algae and protozoa. Bacteria, the smallest microbes found to be dominant in soil. The population of bacteria in soil depends on the physical, chemical and biological conditions of soil. Having known these facts, this study is aimed to find out the role of environmental factors on soil characters. Five different sites were selected for collection of the soil samples. Collected soil samples were subjected to physical, chemical & biological analysis and physicochemical properties by standard methods. The results revealed that the nature of the soil in terms of physical, chemical and biological character vary based on the environment from where it w as collected indicating that the environment has its impact on soil quality.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image

Author(s): Jenny Anne Tharian, R. Padmapriya and Thirunalasundari T*


Soil, physical nature, chemical nature and biological properties, Soil, physical nature, chemical nature and biological properties.

Recommended Journals

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading Please wait..
Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version