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Agrogeology: The Use of Rocks for Crops

By: Peter van Straaten

426 pages, colour photos, b&w illus


Paperback | Feb 2007 | #166014 | ISBN-13: 9780968012352
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £72.99 $97/€83 approx

About this book

Agrogeology is the study of minerals of importance to farming and horticulture, especially with regards to soil fertility and fertilizer components. This book provides background information on the relationships between rocks, soils and plants. It is based on a university course in Agrogeology taught at the University of Guelph, and years of field work around the world.

The following nutrients are covered in detail:
Calcium and Magnesium
Other minerals and rocks.

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