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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title The nature and properties of soils /
Author Brady, Nyle C.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Weil, Ray R.
Publisher Pearson Prentice Hall,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 141852491
ISBN 9780132279383; 013227938X
Subjects Soil science. ; Soils.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAR  S591.B79 2007 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 12/16/2008
EJDM  S591.B79 2008 OASQA Library/Fort Meade,MD 01/18/2010
ERAM  S591 .B79 2008 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/20/2009
Edition 14th ed.
Collation xiv, 965 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 -- Calcium, Magnesium and trace elements -- Practical nutrient management -- Soil erosion and its control -- Soils and chemical pollution -- Geographic soils information -- Prospects for global soil quality as affected by human acitvities.