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Elements of Nature and Properties of Soils

Elements of Nature and Properties of Soils - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0135014332

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ISBN13: 978-0135014332
ISBN10: 0135014336
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Edition/Copyright: 3RD 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
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Elements of Nature and Properties of Soils - 3RD 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135014332

Nyle C. Brady

ISBN13: 978-0135014332
ISBN10: 0135014336
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

With an emphasis on the fundamentals, this book explores the important world of soils and the principles that can be used to minimize the degradation and destruction of one of our most important natural resources. Fully updated in this edition, it includes the latest information on soil colloids; nutrient cycles and soil fertility; and soils and chemical pollution. This edition is filled with hundreds of new figures and photos and continues to use examples from many fields, including agriculture, forestry, and natural resources. Taking an ecological approach, it emphasizes how the soil system is interconnected and the principles behind each soil concept. Updated information in this edition includes: Engineering properties of soils Expanded treatment of soil quality, soil degradation and soil resilience A new section on septic tank drain fields Expanded section on irrigation management A new section on wetlands and their poorly aerated soils For individuals who study the science of soil, and those who make a profession of it.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 1. The Soils Around Us 2. Formation of Soils from Parent Materials 3. Soil Classification 4. Soil Architecture and Physical Properties 5. Soil Water: Characteristics and Behavior 6. Soil and Hydrologic Cycle 7. Soil Air and Temperature 8. Soil Colloids: Seat of Chemical and Physical Activity 9. Soil Acidity, Alkalinity and Salinity 10. Organisms and Ecology of the Soil 11. Soil Organic Matter 12. Nutrient Cycles and Soil Fertility 13. Practical Nutrient Management 14. Soil Erosion and Its Control 15. Soil Quality and Pollution Post Matter

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