Bot Stud 2021 May 18;62(1). Epub 2021 May 18.
Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, 40227, Taiwan.
Background: The soil quality and health of the tea plantations are dependent on agriculture management practices, and long-term chemical fertilizer use is implicated in soil decline. Hence, several sustainable practices are used to improve and maintain the soil quality. Here, in this study, changes in soil properties, enzymatic activity, and dysbiosis in bacterial community composition were compared using three agricultural management practices, namely conventional (CA), sustainable (SA), and transformational agriculture (TA) in the tea plantation during 2016 and 2017 period. Read More