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Environmental Soil Science

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 74

By: KH Tan

557 pages, B/w photos

CRC Press

Hardback | Aug 2009 | Edition: 3 | #178372 | ISBN-13: 9781420072808
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NHBS Price: £79.99 $102/€95 approx

About this book

Reworked to be up-to-date with current standards, this new edition of a bestseller provides comprehensive and authoritative information on environmental issues in soil science. The importance of changes in behaviour and land use impacting subsequent changes in the environment is addressed and properly underscored for a better understanding of risks and hazards.


Contents

Soils and the environment; inorganic soil constituents; organic constituents; gas phase in soils; liquid phase; soil physics in the environment; electro-chemical properties of solid constituents; soils and crop production; soilless agriculture;biotechnology in soil science and agriculture; soil and pollution. Appendices: atomic weights of the major elements in soils; international System of Units (SI); factors for converting US units into SI units; US weights and measures.

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Biography

Emeritus Professor, University of Georgia, Greensboro, USA

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