Essential Soil Science A Clear and Concise Introduction to Soil Science
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Description: This textbook is aimed at students who need to acquire quickly a concise overview of soil science and should prove particularly useful for those who do not possess a traditional scientific background.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $88.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/29/2002
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
|List of Abbreviations|
|Rocks to Soil|
|Soil formation--what are the initial inputs?|
|How are these inputs transformed into new compounds?|
|How is material moved and then finally lost from the soil?|
|How can we explain soil formation?|
|Particles, Structures and Water|
|What are the main soil particles?|
|What is meant by the term 'soil structure'?|
|How does water act in the soil?|
|Why are the physical characteristics of the soil so important?|
|Soil Surfaces, Acidity and Nutrients|
|How are chemicals stored and released from soil?|
|What determines the availability of acids and nutrients?|
|Soil Microbes and Nutrient Cycling|
|What types of organism are found in the soil?|
|How do soil microbes recycle nutrients?|
|Soil Survey, Classification and Evaluation|
|How do we carry out a soil survey?|
|How do we conduct a soil survey that measures change?|
|How do we conduct a soil survey that describes the soil in general terms?|
|How do we produce a map from soil descriptions made in the field?|
|Soils and Agriculture|
|How can we optimize the physical condition of the soil for plant growth?|
|How can we optimize the chemical condition of the soil for plant growth?|
|How can we optimize the biological condition of the soil for plant growth?|
|Soil Contamination and Erosion|
|What do we mean when we say a soil is either contaminated or polluted?|
|What is soil erosion?|
|How can we measure the 'quality' of the soil?|