Soil Genesis and Classification

ISBN-10: 0813828732

ISBN-13: 9780813828732

Edition: 5th 2002

Authors: Stanley W. Buol, S. W. Buol, Randal J. Southard, Robert C. Graham, Paul A. McDaniel

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This new edition incorporates the latest information on soil science, including recent changes in taxonomy & the most up-to-date information concerning the newest soil classification data.
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List price: $99.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/9/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 494
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Stanley W. Buol, Ph.D., is William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Soil Science and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor at North Carolina State University, Raleigh. Randal J. Southard, Ph.D., is Professor of Soil Genesis and Morphology and Associate Dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis. Robert C. Graham, Ph.D., is Professor of Soil Mineralogy and Pedology at the University of California, Riverside. Paul A. McDaniel, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Soil Genesis and Morphology at the University of Idaho, Moscow.

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Preface to the Fifth Edition
Morphology and Composition of Soils
Biogeochemical Processes in Soil Formation
Soil as a Component of the Ecosystem
Space and Time in Soil Formation
Modern Soil Classification Systems
U.S. Soil Taxonomy
Alfisols: High Base Status Soils with Finer-Textured Subsoil Horizons
Andisols: Soils with Andic Soil Properties
Aridisols: Soils of Dry Regions
Entisols: Recently Formed Soils
Gelisols: Very Cold Soils
Histosols: Organic Soils
Inceptisols: Embryonic Soils with Few Diagnostic Features
Mollisols: Grassland Soils of Steppes and Prairies
Oxisols: Low-Activity Soils
Spodosols: Soils with Subsoil Accumulations of Humus and Sesquioxides
Ultisols: Low Base Status Soils with Finer-Textured Subsoil Horizons
Vertisols: Shrinking and Swelling Dark Clay Soils
Spatial Arrangement of Soils: Soilscapes and Map Units
Interpretations of Soil Surveys and Technical Soil Classification
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