The Nature and Properties of Soils By Harry O. Buckman
The Nature and Properties of Soils
by Harry O. Buckman
Explores the principles/properties of soils - their physical, chemical, and biological characteristics - and highlights the processes by which soils interact with the environment. It also considers construction engineering and landscape architecture applications of soil science principles.
The soils around us; soil formation from parent materials; soil classification; soil architecture and physical properties; soil water characteristics and behaviour; roles of soil in the hydrologic cycle; soil air and temperature; soil colloids - their nature and significance; soil reaction - acidity and alkalinity; alkaline and salt-affected soils; soil ecology and organisms; soil organic matter; nitrogen and sulfur economy of soils; soil phosphorus and potassium; micronutrients in soils; practical nutrient management; practical water management and conservation; soil erosion and sediment control; soils and chemical pollution; geographic information about soils; soils and the world's food supply.
The Nature and Properties of Soils by Harry O. Buckman
Harry O. Buckman
Used - Very Good
Pearson Education (US)
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.