Tropical Soils

Tropical Soils

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by A. JUO, Anthony S. Juo, Clifford R. Backman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195115988

ISBN-13: 9780195115987

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Agricultural ecology, or agroecology, deals in general with the structure and function of agroecosystems at different levels of resolution. In this text/reference, the authors describe in terms of agroecology the tropical environments of sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin and Central America, focusing on production and management systems unique to each

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Agricultural ecology, or agroecology, deals in general with the structure and function of agroecosystems at different levels of resolution. In this text/reference, the authors describe in terms of agroecology the tropical environments of sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin and Central America, focusing on production and management systems unique to each region.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195115987
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Series:
Topics in Sustainable Agronomy Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Mineralogy
3. Soil Chemistry
4. Soil Physics
5. Soil Biology and Microbiology
6. Soil Fertility
7. Soil Formation and Classification
8. Major Soils of the Tropics: A Descriptive Classification Based on Clay Mineralogy
9. Soil Management: An Overview
10. Properties and Management of Kaolinitic Soils
11. Properties and Management of Oxidic Soils
12. Properties and Management of Smectitic Soils
13. Properties and Management of Allophanic Soils
14. Soils and Sustainable Agriculture

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