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Soil Genesis and Classification / Edition 5
     

Soil Genesis and Classification / Edition 5

by Stanley W. Buol, Randal J. Southard, Robert C. Graham, Paul A. McDaniel
 

ISBN-10: 0813828732

ISBN-13: 9780813828732

Pub. Date: 01/14/2008

Publisher: Wiley

The fifth edition includes new nomenclature and systematic structure of soil classification categories, as well as new analytical techniques to more quantitatively identify soil properties and define class limits in soil taxonomy. This comprehensive work covers the diverse needs of soil science instructors, undergraduate students, and graduate students and serves as

Overview

The fifth edition includes new nomenclature and systematic structure of soil classification categories, as well as new analytical techniques to more quantitatively identify soil properties and define class limits in soil taxonomy. This comprehensive work covers the diverse needs of soil science instructors, undergraduate students, and graduate students and serves as an outstanding reference for soil scientists, agricultural and natural resources engineers and economists, and others in related fields such as ecology, natural resources, and land use and planning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813828732
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/14/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

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; Introduction; 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; Andisols; Aridsols; Entisols; Gelisols; Histosols; Inceptisols; Mollisols; Oxisols; Spodosols; Ultisols; Vertisols; Spatial Arrangement of Soils; Interpretations of Soil Surveys and Technical Soil Classification; Bibliography; Index

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