Fundamentals of Soils

Fundamentals of Soils

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Fundamentals of Soil provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to soils and the workings of soil systems. This text is the only one of its kind to provide an attractive, lively and accessible introduction to this topic. Featuring learning tools within each chapter, such as summaries, essay questions and guides for further reading, the text is also highly illustrated with useful tables, boxes and figures. Covering all key areas of study at an introductory level, subjects covered include: Am Soil properties Am Soil processes Am Controls on soil formation Am Soil classification Am World soils Am Soil patterns Am Soil degradation.The difficulty in producing such classifications is clear from the numerous, largely different, national soil classification schemes, the ... ESSAY QUESTIONS 1 What is the justification for thinking that some horizons (diagnostic horizons) are of more ... FitzPatrick, E.A. (1986) An Introduction to Soil Science, Harlow: Longman .

Title:Fundamentals of Soils
Author:John Gerrard
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-05-01


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