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How is soil made?

Author: Heather L Montgomery
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2010.
Series: Everybody digs soil.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How Is Soil Made introduces the organic and inorganic components of soil; discusses plants need for nutrients, nutrient cycles, and decomposition; illustrates the weathering, erosion, deposition processes; and, concludes with why humans need to safeguard soil.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Montgomery, Heather L.
How is soil made?
St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2009042780
(OCoLC)449847891
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather L Montgomery
ISBN: 9780778791218 0778791211
OCLC Number: 774399275
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (32 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: What is soil? --
All about humus --
Nutrients in soil --
Nutrient cycles --
Water for life --
Fresh air --
Weathering rock --
Break it down --
Carried away --
Dumped on the land --
Soil and climate --
Soil takes it's time --
Soil conservation.
Series Title: Everybody digs soil.
Responsibility: Heather L. Montgomery.

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How Is Soil Made introduces the organic and inorganic components of soil; discusses plants need for nutrients, nutrient cycles, and decomposition; illustrates the weathering, erosion, deposition processes; and, concludes with why humans need to safeguard soil.

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