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Soils in Our Environment

Soils in Our Environment - 11th edition

Soils in Our Environment - 11th edition

ISBN13: 9780132191043

ISBN10: 0132191040

Soils in Our Environment by Raymond W. Miller and Duane T. Gardiner - ISBN 9780132191043
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 11TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Soils in Our Environment by Raymond W. Miller and Duane T. Gardiner - ISBN 9780132191043

ISBN13: 9780132191043

ISBN10: 0132191040

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 11TH 08

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Summary

Based on the most current scientific developments in all areas, this time-honored, broad introduction to soil sciences covers the complete spectrum of traditional and state-of-the-art soil topicsndash;e.g., taxonomy, soil formation, properties of soils, common soil problems and their solutions, evaluation of soils, pollution from use of soils, precision agriculture, GIS and GPS.The volume examines soil composition and importance, soil's physical, water and chemical properties, organisms and their residues, soil formation and morphology, soil taxonomy, plant nutrients, soil fertility management, tillage systems and alternatives, soil erosion, water resources and irrigation, wetlands and land drainage, pollution of soil, water, and air, environmental integrity, soil surveys and land-use planning, greenhouse soils and soulless culture.For Environmental scientists, consultants and engineers, soil scientists, plant scientists, crop consultants, irrigation consultants, farmers and land developers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Soil Composition and Importance 2. Soil Physical Properties 3. Soil Water Properties 4. Soil Chemical Properties 5. Soil Biology 6. Soil Formation and Morphology 7. Soil Taxonomy 8. Acidic Soils and Salt-Affected Soils 9. Plant Nutrients 10. Soil Fertility Management 11. Soil Erosion 12. Tillage and Farming Systems 13. Water Resources and Irrigation 14. Wetlands and Land Drainage 15. Pollution of Soil, Water, and Air 16. Toward Environmental Integrity 17. Soil Surveys and Land-Use Planning 18. Greenhouse Soils and Soilless Culture

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