Tropical Soils

Tropical Soils : Properties and Management for Sustainable Agriculture

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Agricultural ecology, or agroecology, deals in general with the structure and function of agroecosystems at different levels of resolution. In this text/reference, the authors describe in terms of agroecology the tropical environments of sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin and Central America, focusing on production and management systems unique to each region.show more

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  • Hardback | 292 pages
  • 160 x 236.2 x 22.9mm | 498.96g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • numerous figures, tables & halftones
  • 0195115988
  • 9780195115987

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"Juo and Franzluebbers offer an overview of the properties and management for sustainable soils in a worldwide geographical region defined by the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. . .The text is easy to read and well illustrated with figures that contain source citations; and authors have woven through the pros and cons of impacts of intensive land use on soils in the tropics."--CHOICE, S. G. Shetron "Juo and Franzluebbers offer an overview of the properties and management for sustainable soils in a worldwide geographical region defined by the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. . .The text is easy to read and well illustrated with figures that contain source citations; and authors have woven through the pros and cons of impacts of intensive land use on soils in the tropics."--CHOICE, S. G. Shetron "Juo and Franzluebbers offer an overview of the properties and management for sustainable soils in a worldwide geographical region defined by the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. . .The text is easy to read and well illustrated with figures that contain source citations; and authors have woven through the pros and cons of impacts of intensive land use on soils in the tropics."--CHOICE, S. G. Shetron "Juo and Franzluebbers offer an overview of the properties and management for sustainable soils in a worldwide geographical region defined by the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. . .The text is easy to read and well illustrated with figures that contain source citations; and authors have woven through the pros and cons of impacts of intensive land use on soils in the tropics."--CHOICE, S. G. Shetron "Juo and Franzluebbers offer an overview of the properties and management for sustainable soils in a worldwide geographical region defined by the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. . .The text is easy to read and well illustrated with figures that contain source citations; and authors have woventhrough the pros and cons of impacts of intensive land use on soils in the tropics."--CHOICE, S. G. Shetronshow more

Table of contents

1. Introduction ; 2. Mineralogy ; 3. Soil Chemistry ; 4. Soil Physics ; 5. Soil Biology and Microbiology ; 6. Soil Fertility ; 7. Soil Formation and Classification ; 8. Major Soils of the Tropics: A Descriptive Classification Based on Clay Mineralogy ; 9. Soil Management: An Overview ; 10. Properties and Management of Kaolinitic Soils ; 11. Properties and Management of Oxidic Soils ; 12. Properties and Management of Smectitic Soils ; 13. Properties and Management of Allophanic Soils ; 14. Soils and Sustainable Agricultureshow more

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