Soil Analysis Handbook of Reference Methods / Edition 1

Soil Analysis Handbook of Reference Methods / Edition 1

by J. Benton Jones, Jr., Inc Soil Plant Analysis Coun
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849302056

ISBN-13: 9780849302053

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Soil Analysis Handbook of Reference Methods is a standard laboratory t echnique manual for the most commonly used soil analysis procedures. F irst published in 1974, this Handbook has changed over the years to re flect evolving needs. New test methods and modifications have been add ed, as well as new sections on nitrate, heavy metals, and quality assu rance plans

Overview

Soil Analysis Handbook of Reference Methods is a standard laboratory t echnique manual for the most commonly used soil analysis procedures. F irst published in 1974, this Handbook has changed over the years to re flect evolving needs. New test methods and modifications have been add ed, as well as new sections on nitrate, heavy metals, and quality assu rance plans for agricultural testing laboratories. Compiled by the So il and Plant Analysis Council, this latest edition of Soil Analysis Ha ndbook of Reference Methods also addresses the major methods for manag ing plant nutrition currently in use in the United States and other pa rts of the world. For soil scientists, farmers, growers, or anyone wit h an interest in the environment, this reference will prove an invalua ble guide to standard methods for soil testing well into the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849302053
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Sampling, and Sample Preparation, Measurement, Extraction, and Storage
Soil pH
Lime Requirement
Conductance, Soluble Salts, and Sodicity
Phosphorus
Major Cations (Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Sodium)
Micronutrients (Boron, Copper, Iron, Manganese, and Zinc)
Heavy Metals
Nitrate and Ammonium
Sulfate-Sulfur
Chloride
Organic and Humic Matter
Organic Soils and Soilless Growth Media
Quality Assurance Plans for Agricultural Testing Laboratories
Methods of Instrumental Analysis
Index
Appendix

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