The Fertility of the Soil

The Fertility of the Soil

by Edward J. Russell


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Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature were designed to provide concise introductions to a broad range of topics. They were written by experts for the general reader and combined a comprehensive approach to knowledge with an emphasis on accessibility. The Fertility of the Soil by Edward J. Russell was published in 1913. The volume brings together a variety of information drawn from the author's talks and lectures about the characteristics and cultivation of different types of soil.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107401761
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/11/2011
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

1. The natural history of the soil; 2. How plant food is made in the soil; 3. What is soil fertility and how may it be attained?; 4. Soil fertility and systems of husbandry; 5. The raising of the fertility limit; 6. The chequered career of the clays; 7. The rise of the sands; 8. The moor - what shall it become?; 9. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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