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Principles and Practice of Soil Science By PROFESSOR Robert E. WHITE (The University of Melbourne Australia Australia)

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Principles and Practice of Soil Science: Soil as a Natural Resource by PROFESSOR Robert E. WHITE (The University of Melbourne Australia Australia)

This established textbook continues to provide a current and comprehensive introduction to soil science for students at tertiary institutions, and a readily accessible reference work for professional soil scientists, agronomists, ecologists, geomorphologists, engineers and land managers. It covers all aspects of soil science, tackling in turn the soil habitat, processes in the soil environment and soil management. The author maintains the tradition of clarity and conciseness set by previous editions

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On the second edition

'For the specialist soil scientist or undergraduate this is an invaluable sourcebook' "Journal of Biological Education"

'The distilled essence of basic soil science is presented in a lucid and effective manner.' "Soil Science"

'I will be happy to recommend this edition, just as I recommended the first, as the preferred text for students taking introductory courses in soil science.' "New Phytologist"


On the second edition

'For the specialist soil scientist or undergraduate this is an invaluable sourcebook' "Journal of Biological Education"

'The distilled essence of basic soil science is presented in a lucid and effective manner.' "Soil Science"

'I will be happy to recommend this edition, just as I recommended the first, as the preferred text for students taking introductory courses in soil science.' "New Phytologist"


On the second edition

'For the specialist soil scientist or undergraduate this is an invaluable sourcebook' Journal of Biological Education

'The distilled essence of basic soil science is presented in a lucid and effective manner.' Soil Science

'I will be happy to recommend this edition, just as I recommended the first, as the preferred text for students taking introductory courses in soil science.' New Phytologist

Table of Contents


PrefacePart I: The Soil Habitat:Introduction to the SoilThe Mineral Component of the SoilSoil Organisms and Organic MatterPeds and poresPart II: Processes in the Soil Environment:Soil FormationHydrology, Soil Water and TemperatureReactions at SurfacesSoil AerationProcesses in Profile DevelopmentNutrient CyclingPart III: Soil Management:Maintenance of Soil ProductivityFertilizers and PesticidesProblem SoilsSoil Information SystemsSoil Quality and Sustainable Land ManagementIndex

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Principles and Practice of Soil Science: Soil as a Natural Resource by PROFESSOR Robert E. WHITE (The University of Melbourne Australia Australia)
PROFESSOR Robert E. WHITE (The University of Melbourne Australia Australia)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1997-09-17
360
086542960X
9780865429604
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