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Introductory Soil Science Laboratory Manual

Handbook / Manual

By: Robert G Palmer and Frederick R Troeh

120 pages, Figs

Oxford University Press USA

Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 3 | #41408 | ISBN: 0195094360
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New edition of the manual designed to supplement regular class work in introductory soils courses.

A good introductory soils lab manual. It will be an important reference for teachers and students in introductory soils.--Robert Darmody, University of Illinois
"I see a few exercises that I am not currently doing, which might be useful. I also see some useful modifications to the way I am currently doing some labs."--James O'Rourke, Chadron State College
"An excellent lab manual!"--Robert Sorensen, University of Nebraska
"Comprehensive and easy to use. It focuses on important concepts."--Robert Graham, University of California at Riverside
"Palmer and Troeh have provided a broad and brief manual for soils laboratory, introducing students to the technical aspects of investigating soils and soil properties. A good footing for all students of the environment."--Rick Williams, Ferrum College


Introduction; 1. Soil survey reports and land descriptions; 2. Soil parent materials; 3. Soil texture; 4. Soil structure; 5. Soil water; 6. Soils and landscapes; 7. Soil profile characteristics; 8. Soil biology; 9. Soil organic matter; 10. Soil chemistry; 11. Soil testng and soil fertility; 12. Nitrogen and soil nitrates; 13. Soil conservation; 14. Materials required for each exercise; 15. Supplemental reading; 16. Extra worksheets

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