Tropical Soils and Soil Survey

Tropical Soils and Soil Survey

by A. Young


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ISBN-13: 9780521210546
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/09/1976
Series: Cambridge Geographical Studies
Pages: 476

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I. Soil Formation in the Tropics: 1. Environment; 2. Processes; 3. Soil properties; 4. Organic matter; Part II. Soils of the Tropics: 5. Soil types; 6. Latosols; 7. Laterite; 8. Other pedalfers; 9. Vertisols; 10. Soils of the dry tropics; 11. Halomorphic soils; 12. Gleys and alluvial soils; Part III. Soil Classification and Evolution: 13. Classification; 14. Problems of soil evolution; 15. The soil catena; Part IV. Soil Fertility, Soil Survey and Land Evaluation: 16. Soil fertility; 17. Crops and soils; 18. Soil survey and soil maps; 19. Methods of soil survey; 20. Land evaluation; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

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