Soil Science Simplified / Edition 3

Soil Science Simplified / Edition 3

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

This textbook presents the basic properties and mechanics of soil that govern the use of soil for purposes related to plant growth, construction engineering, and conservation. Topics include soil biology, chemistry, water, fertility, classification, and surveys. The fourth edition adds new developments in information technology and waste disposal. Annotation c. Book… See more details below

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This textbook presents the basic properties and mechanics of soil that govern the use of soil for purposes related to plant growth, construction engineering, and conservation. Topics include soil biology, chemistry, water, fertility, classification, and surveys. The fourth edition adds new developments in information technology and waste disposal. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813815046
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Dedication; 1 The soil around us; 2 Formation of soil; 3 Physical properties of soil; 4 Life in the soil; 5 Clay and humus; 6 Chemical reactions; 7 Soil water; 8 Heat flow and soil temperature; 9 Soil fertility and plant nutrition; 10 Soil management; 11 Soil erosion; 12 Soil classification; 13 Soil surveys; 14 Engineering uses of soil; Glossary; Index

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