Tropical Soils

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Overview

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.
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"Juo and Franzluebbers offer an overview of the properties and management for sustainable soils in a worldwide geographical region defined by the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. . .The text is easy to read and well illustrated with figures that contain source citations; and authors have woven through the pros and cons of impacts of intensive land use on soils in the tropics."—CHOICE, S. G. Shetron
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195115987
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Series: Topics in Sustainable Agronomy Series
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Texas A&M University
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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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    To brokenheart

    Well tuff luck smart one its in the next resulg

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