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Soil Analysis: An Interpretation Manual

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: KI Peverill, LA Sparrow and DJ Reuter

369 pages, Col illus, figs, tabs

CSIRO

Hardback | Mar 1999 | #98214 | ISBN: 0643063765
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NHBS Price: £140.00 $178/€165 approx

About this book

Provides a practical guide to testing soils, considering what soil tests are, when they can be used reliably and consistently, and discusses what factors limit their application.


Contents

Soil Testing - Principles and Concepts; Factors Affecting Soil Test Interpretation; Soil Sampling and Sample Handling for Chemical Analysis; Soil Morphological Indicators and Their Importance to Soil Fertility; Major Soils Used for Agriculture in Australia; Interpretation of Some Soil Physical Indicators for Assessing Soil Physical Fertility; Soil pH, Aluminium, Manganese and Lime Requirement; Soil Salinity - Electrical Conductivity and Chloride; Cation Exchange Capacity, Exchangeable Cations and Sodicity; Soil Organic Carbon/Soil Organic Matter; Nitrogen; Phosphorus; Sulfur; Potassium; Calcium; Magnesium; Copper; Zinc; Manganese; Molybdenum; Boron; Cobalt; Selenium; Making Recommendations Based on Soil Tests.

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