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Soil science simplified

Author: Neal Samuel Eash; Mary C Bratz; Milo I Harpstead
Publisher: Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"Soil Science Simplified, Fifth Edition is a significant update and revision of the classic introductory soils text. The new edition includes greater coverage of non-agricultural uses of soils ranging from municipal to engineering uses, as well as an expanded discussion of environmental uses of soils and soil conservation. In addition, the chapters covering basic scientific aspects of soil from its physical,
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Soil science simplified.
Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., ©2008
(OCoLC)754714778
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Samuel Eash; Mary C Bratz; Milo I Harpstead
ISBN: 9780813818238 0813818230
OCLC Number: 181516873
Notes: Prev. eds. catalogued under Milo I. Harpstead.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to soil --
Soil formation --
Soil physical properties --
Soil biological properties --
Soil chemical properties --
Soil water --
Soil temperature --
Soil fertility and plant nutrition --
Soil management --
Soil conservation and the environment --
Soil classification and surveys --
Soil and its uses.
Responsibility: Neal S. Eash [and others] ; illustrated by Mary C. Bratz.
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"The most user friendly and thorough guide on the subject... A must for anyone in the field, and highly recommended for college library science collections." (Midwest Book Review, August 2008)

 
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