This valuable collection of essays reveals the insights of a brilliant soil scientist who was ahead of his time. This carefully organized volume explores the complexity of soil and soil fertility, examining elements such as mycorrhiza, calcium, magnesium, and organic matter in soil composition. In doing so, Albrecht also reveals the intimate connection between soil, crops, animals, and human health. Soil fertility is the foundation of responsible agriculture. Albrecht’s work provides indispensable knowledge for readers seeking apply the lessons of soil fertility to responsible agriculture management. Copyright 1989, 2013 softcover, 411 pages.