Elements of the Nature and Properties of Soils

ISBN-10: 013048038X
ISBN-13: 9780130480385
Edition: 2nd 2004
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Description: For undergraduate courses in Introduction to Soils, Fundamentals of Soil Science, and Soil Management, in departments of environmental science, agronomy, geology or natural resources. This text opens students' eyes to the fascinating and important  More...

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Book details

List price: $120.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/6/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

For undergraduate courses in Introduction to Soils, Fundamentals of Soil Science, and Soil Management, in departments of environmental science, agronomy, geology or natural resources. This text opens students' eyes to the fascinating and important world of soils, and the principles that can be used to minimize the degradation and destruction of one of our most important natural resources. Concentrating on essentials, this edition is a more concise version of its parent text, The Nature and Properties of Soils, maintaining its high standards of rigor and readability, and its priority of explaining this science in a manner relevant to many fields of study. It provides a fundamental knowledge that is a prerequisite to meeting the many natural-resource challenges awaiting humanity in the 21st century.

The Soils Around Us
Formation of Soils from Parent Materials
Soil Classification
Soil Architecture and Physical Properties
Soil Water: Characteristics and Behavior
Soil and the Hydrologic Cycle
Soil Aeration and Temperature
The Colloidal Fraction: Seat of Soil Chemical and Physical Activity
Soil Acidity, Alkalinity, and Salinity
Organisms and Ecology of the Soil
Soil Organic Matter
Nitrogen and Sulfur Economy of Soils
Soil Phosphorus, Potassium, and Micronutrients
Practical Nutrient Management
Soil Erosion and Its Control
Canadian and FAO Soil Classification Systems
SI Units, Conversion Factors, and Periodic Table of the Elements
Glossary of Soil Science Terms
Index

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