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Main Title The nature and properties of soils /
Author Brady, Nyle C.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Weil, Ray R.
Publisher Prentice Hall,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 46976422
ISBN 0130167630; 9780130167637
Subjects Soil science ; Pédologie ; Propriété du sol ; Composition du sol
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKCM  S591.B79 2002 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 03/16/2020
ESAM  S591.B79 2002 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/10/2001
Edition 13th ed.
Collation xvi, 960 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
The soils around us -- Formation of soils from parent materials -- Soil classification -- Soil architecture and physical properties -- Soil water: characteristics and behavior -- Soil and the hydrologic cycle -- Soil aeration and temperature -- Soil colloids: seat of soil chemical and physical activity -- Soil acidity -- Soils of dry regions: alkalinity, salinity, and sodicity -- Organisms and ecology of the soil -- Soil organic matter -- Nitrogen and sulfur economy of soils -- Soil phosphorus and potassium -- Micronutrients and other trace elements -- Practical nutrient management -- Soil erosion and its control -- Soils and chemical pollution -- Geographic soils information -- Global soil quality and affected by human activities -- Appendix A. Canadian and FAO Soil Classification systems -- Appendix B. SI units, conversion factors, and periodic table of the elements.