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Soil Science and Management, 6e (Εδαφολογία - έκδοση στα αγγλικά)


Soil Science and Management, 6e (Εδαφολογία - έκδοση στα αγγλικά)

Προβολή Μεγαλύτερης Εικόνας

ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ (SKU): 017007

Τιμή: 195,00
9780840024381
Edward Plaster

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Soil Science and Management, 6e

Συγγραφέας: Edward Plaster
ISBN: 9780840024381
Σελίδες: 544
Σχήμα: 22 Χ 28
Εξώφυλλο: Μαλακό
Έτος έκδοσης: 2014


Introduce a practical understanding of soil properties and the soil management techniques most important for the effective use of soils with SOIL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, International Edition. This non-technical, reader-friendly book details all aspects of effective soil usage, including management techniques, composition, fertility, erosion, conservation, and irrigation. These topics are integrated into a practical guide to help readers better understand and manage soil as a natural resource. This edition highlights horticultural uses of soil as well as the latest green methodologies in both agricultural and horticultural practice. New content reflects the most recent science and environmental issues related to soil use, conservation, and sustainability. Updates related to nutrient management and best practices, legal issues, and government programs are also included. A complete support package for class preparation, testing and review includes a new CourseMate website that extends learning with interactive resources to further students' understanding and skills.
Features
• THOROUGH COVERAGE EMPHASIZES PRACTICAL SKILLS. A reader-friendly approach ensures students develop the hands-on skills as well as complete understanding needed for effective soil management.
• FULL-COLOR, VIVID PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATIONS CLARIFY CONCEPTS. Dozens of new and updated images further exemplify and bring the book''s concepts to life.
• ROBUST APPENDICES PROVIDE AT-A-GLANCE RESOURCES. Useful appendices discuss basic science, offer a complete description of soil orders in the US, and discuss land evaluation, among other topics.
• PEDAGOGICAL ELEMENTS ENHANCE STUDENT COMPREHENSION OF MATERIALS. Chapters begin with Terms to Know and learning objectives. A summary, review questions, and enrichment activities offer a recap of the content discussed in each chapter.



Table of Contents

1. The Importance of Soil.
2. Soil Origin and Development.
3. Soil Classification and Survey.
4. Physical Properties of Soil.
5. Life in the Soil.
6. Organic Matter.
7. Soil Water.
8. Water Conservation.
9. Drainage and Irrigation.
10. Soil Fertility.
11. Soil pH and Salinity.
12. Plant Nutrition.
13. Soil Sampling and Testing.
14. Fertilizers.
15. Organic Amendments.
16. Tillage and Cropping Systems.
17. Horticultural Uses of Soil.
18. Soil Conservation.
19. Urban Soil.
20. Government Agencies and Programs.
Appendices.
1. Some Basic Chemistry.
2. Soil Orders of the United States.
3. Soil Horizon Symbol Suffixes.
4. Land Evaluation.
5. Preferred Soil Characteristics for Selected Trees.
Glossary.
Index.

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