Soils in Our Environment

Soils in Our Environment

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A broad overview of soil sciences covering the complete spectrum of soil topics, and based on current scientific developments in all areas - taxonomy, soil formation, properties of soils, common soil problems and their solutions, evaluation of soils, and pollution from uses of soils.show more

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  • Hardback | 784 pages
  • 200.66 x 254 x 33.02mm | 1,406.13g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • glossary
  • 0130958034
  • 9780130958037

Table of contents

Soil - Its Composition, Weathering, and Importance. Soil Formation and Morphology. Soil Taxonomy. Soil Physical Properties. Soil Collois and Chemical Properties. Soil as a Water Reservoir. Organisms and Their Residues. Acidic Soils and Their Modification. Nitrogen and Phosphorus. Potassium, Sulphur, and Micro-nutrients. Salt-Affected Soils and Their Reclamation. Diagnosis of Soils and Plants. Fertilizer Management. Tillage Systems. Soil Erosion and Sediment Control. Water Resources and Irrigation. Land Drainage. Soils and Environmental Pollution. Soil Surveys, Interpretations, and Land-Use Planning.show more

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