• total soil organic carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus
  • microbial biomass carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus using chloroform fumigation-extraction method, analysis of microbial physiological traits
  • available soil nutrients
  • greenhouse gas (CO2, CH4 a N20) emissions from soil in laboratory or field conditions
  • soil extracellular enzyme activities of major hydrolytic and oxidative enzyme classes
  • molecular analyses of soil microbial community (DNA a RNA based methods)
  • quantitative PCR, quantification of specific genes involved in carbon and nitrogen cycling in soil
  • stable isotope analyses