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Laboratory Manual for Introductory Soil Science

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By: HD Foth

William C Brown

Paperback | Dec 1982 | Edition: 6 | #37673 | ISBN: 0697058557
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Contents

The soil as a natural body; soil texture; particle size distribution; bulk density and total pore space; soil water; water movement in soil; weathering of minerals in soils; properties of colloids; types of soil acidity; determining the limestone requirements for acid soils; saline and sodic soils; soil testing - available phosphorous in soils; the contribution of organic matter to soils; microbial decomposition of organic residue in soils; using soil survey reports. Appendices: special reagent list; application of chemistry to soil science.

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