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Nature and Properties of Soils

Nature and Properties of Soils - 12th edition

Nature and Properties of Soils - 12th edition

ISBN13: 9780138524449

ISBN10: 0138524440

Nature and Properties of Soils by Brady Nyle C. and Ray R. Weil - ISBN 9780138524449
Edition: 12TH 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1999
International: No
Nature and Properties of Soils by Brady Nyle C. and Ray R. Weil - ISBN 9780138524449

ISBN13: 9780138524449

ISBN10: 0138524440

Edition: 12TH 99

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 the Hydrologic Cycle.
7. Soil Aeration and Temperature.
8. Soil Colloids: Their Nature and Practical Significance.
9. Soil Reaction: Acidity and Alkalinity.
10. Alkaline and Salt-Affected Soils and Their Management.
11. Organisms and Ecology of the Soil.
12. Soil Organic Matter.
13. Nitrogen and Sulfur Economy of Soils.
14. Soil Phosphorus and Potassium.
15. Micronutrient Elements.
16. Practical Nutrient Management.
17. Soil Erosion and Its Control.
18. Soils and Chemical Pollution.
19. Geographic Soils Information.
20. Global Soil Quality as Affected by Human Activities.

Appendix A: U.S. Soil Taxonomy Suborder Map and Legend.
Appendix B: Canadian and FAO Soil Classification Systems.
Appendix C: SI Unit Conversion Factors and Periodic Table of the Elements.

Glossary.
Index.