Soils in Our Environment

Soils in Our Environment

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For Introductory Soil Science and Environmental Soil Science courses. Based on the most current scientific developments in all areas, this time-honored, broad introduction to soil sciences covers the complete spectrum of traditional and state-of-the-art soil topics-e.g., taxonomy, soil formation, properties of soils, common soil problems and their solutions, evaluation of soils, pollution from use of soils, precision agriculture, GIS, and GPS, wetlands, and use issues.show more

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  • Hardback | 656 pages
  • 208.8 x 259.1 x 30.7mm | 1,428.83g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 10th Revised edition
  • 0130481955
  • 9780130481955

Table of contents

1. Soil Composition and Importance. 2. Soil Physical Properties. 3. Soil Water Properties. 4. Soil Chemical Properties. 5. Organisms and Their Residues. 6. Soil Formation and Morphology. 7. Soil Taxonomy. 8. Acidic Soils. 9. Salt-Affected Soils. 10. Plant Nutrients: Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium. 11. Calcium, Magnesium, Sulfur, and Micronutrients. 12. Soil Fertility Management. 13. Tillage Systems and Alternatives. 14. Soil Erosion. 15. Water Resources and Irrigation. 16. Wetlands and Land Drainage. 17. Pollution of Soil, Water, and Air. 18. Toward Environmental Integrity. 19. Soil Surveys and Land-Use Planning. 20. Greenhouse Soils and Soilless Culture.show more

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