Soils: an introduction to soils and plant growth

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Prentice-Hall, 1977 - Science - 626 pages
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Soils: an essential world resource; Parent materials and soil formation, soil genesis; Physical properties of soils; Soil water; Chemical and colloidal properties; Soils and plant nutrition; Soil organic matter; Soil ecology and environmental quality; Fertilizers and their use; Soil diagnosis; Acid soils and lime; Saline and sodic soils and their reclamation; Organic amendaments and recycling of wastes; Tillage; Soil conservation and management; Water quality and irrigation; Drainage systems; Soils classification; Soil surveys, interpretations, and use planning; Soils of the humid tropics and subtropics; Soil requiring unusual management; Soils, food production,a nd world population.

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Contents

The character of soil
9
Soils and wastes
15
Chapter 3
49
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