Soil Science Simplified / Edition 4

Soil Science Simplified / Edition 4

by Milo I. Harpstead, William F. Bennett, Thomas J. Sauer, Mary C. Bratz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813829429

ISBN-13: 9780813829425

Pub. Date: 12/21/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Soil Science Simplified presents the basic principles of soil science that govern the use of soil for all purposes related to plant growth, soils engineering, and conservation.

The fourth edition has been expanded to give greater depth to topics included in the previous edition. Improvements include:
1 Updated examples, figures, and text

Overview

Soil Science Simplified presents the basic principles of soil science that govern the use of soil for all purposes related to plant growth, soils engineering, and conservation.

The fourth edition has been expanded to give greater depth to topics included in the previous edition. Improvements include:
1 Updated examples, figures, and text reflecting current research and practice
2 Additional discussion related to the environmental aspects of soil science
3 New developments brought about by computer technology
4 The latest changes in the classification of soils

This easily readable resource is ideal for use as a high school agriculture textbook, an undergraduate introductory soil science supplemental text, or an illustrated reference for students, farmers, and related professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813829425
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/2007
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. The Soil Around Us.

2. Soil Formation.

3. Soil Physical properties.

4. Soil biology.

5. Soil Colloids and Chemistry.

6. Soil Water.

7. Soil Temperature and heat flow.

8. Soil fertility and plant Nutrition.

9. Soil management.

10. Soil Conservation.

11. Soil Classification.

12. Soil Surveys.

13. Soil Engineering.

Glossary.

Index.

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