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Australian Soils and Landscapes: An Illustrated Compendium

By: Neil McKenzie

432 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs

CSIRO

Hardback | Feb 2004 | #146001 | ISBN: 0643069585
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About this book

An invaluable compendium describing and illustrating over 100 of the more important and widespread soils of Australia and their associated landscapes. There is a brief account of each soil's environment, usage and qualities as well as information on chemical and physical properties that will help readers make more informed decisions about appropriate land use.


Contents

Introduction; 1. Properties of soil; 2. The evolution of Australian soils; 3. Characteristic Australian landscapes; 4. Soil function within ecosystems; 5. Land use, soil change and future management; Compendium of Australian Soils; References; Index.

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