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Essential Soil Science A Clear and Concise Introduction to Soil Science

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By: MR Ashman and G Puri
198 pages, Bw photos, illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Essential Soil Science
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About this book

Concise textbook for students taking a short course in soil science as part of a wider degree in environmental science, agriculture, biology, etc.

Contents

1. Rocks To Soil 2. Particles, Structures And Water 3. Soil Surfaces, Acidity And Nutrients 4. Soil Microbes And Nutrient Cycling 5. Soil Survey, Classification And Evaluation 6. Soils And Agriculture 7. Soil Contamination And Erosion

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Textbook
By: MR Ashman and G Puri
198 pages, Bw photos, illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Media reviews
...It is rare that texts are found combining ease of understanding with a solid scientific foundation. The subtitle of this text 'a clear and concise introduction to soil science' does indeed sum up this book. Its clarity of production and focus on key aspects of science and human interaction make it a great guide for the beginner and a 'must-buy' for the library. British Ecological Society, Teaching Ecology Group Newsletter "I can wholeheartedly recommend this book to students whose course includes a module of soil science, and indeed recommend it to students on soil science degrees as a general introduction or a last minute revision guide." John S. Conway, Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester
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