Problem

Unethical practice of soil sciences

Other Names:
Malpractice in pedology
Corruption of pedologists
Underreporting of hazards to soils
Professional misconduct of soil experts
Bribery of soil officers
Temptations of pedalogical occupations
Claim:
Soil scientists, under pressure from their employers and fertilizer interests, have adopted practices which lead to the underreporting of hazards to soils as a consequence of soil mismanagement and mechanized agriculture, especially phenomena such as top soil erosion, degradation of soil fertility and demineralization of soils.
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
14.05.2000 – 00:00 CEST