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The nature and property of soils

Author: Nyle C Brady, 1920-; Ray R Weil
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 13th ed
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The now venerable textbook, founded in 1922, introduces the fundamental principles of soil science both for students whose only expose to the discipline will be the one class, and for those  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nyle C Brady, 1920-; Ray R Weil
ISBN: 9780130167637 0130167630
OCLC Number: 777320957
Description: xvi, 960 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. The Soils Around Us. 2. Formation of Soils from Parent Materials. 3. Soil Classification. 4. Soil Architecture and Physical Properties. 5. Soil Water: Characteristics and Behavior. 6. Soil and the Hydrologic Cycle. 7. Soil Aeration and Temperature. 8. Soil Colloids: Seat of Soil Chemical and Physical Activity. 9. Soil Acidity. 10. Soils of Dry Regions: Alkalinity, Salinity, and Sodicity. 11. Organisms and Ecology of the Soil. 12. Soil Organic Matter. 13. Nitrogen and Sulfur Economy of Soils. 14. Soil Phosphorus and Potassium. 15. Micronutrient and Other Trace Elements. 16. Practical Nutrient Management. 17. Soil Erosion and Its Control. 18. Soils and Chemical Pollution. 19. Geographic Soils Information. 20. Global Soil Quality as Affected by Human Activities. Appendix A: Canadian and FAO Soil Classification Systems. Appendix B: SI Unit Conversion Factors and Periodic Table of the Elements. Glossary. Index.
Responsibility: Nyle C. Brady, Ray R. Weil.
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