Handbook of Soil Science

Malcolm E. Sumner

August 31, 1999 by CRC Press
Reference - 2148 Pages
ISBN 9780849331367 - CAT# 3136

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  • Presents detailed information in immensely readable form
  • Contains definitive descriptions of the major areas of the discipline, including fundamental principles and appropriate methods to measure various properties
  • Provides numerous examples of variations in properties in different soils throughout the world
  • Offers guidelines for interpretation of the data for applications in various fields, such as agriculture, engineering, and environmental sciences
  • Summary

    The Handbook of Soil Science provides a resource rich in data that gives professional soil scientists, agronomists, engineers, ecologists, biologists, naturalists, and their students a handy reference about the discipline of soil science. This handbook serves professionals seeking specific, factual reference information. Each subsection includes a description of concepts and theories; definitions; approaches; methodologies and procedures; tabular data; figures; and extensive references.