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The Soils of Turkey

Series: World Soils Book Series

By: Selim Kapur(Editor), Erhan Akça(Editor), Hikmet Günal(Editor)

369 pages, 275 colour & 49 b/w photos and illustrations, tables


Hardback | Dec 2017 | #236885 | ISBN-13: 9783319643908
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NHBS Price: £129.99 $166/€145 approx

About this book

This book compiles all available and relevant information concerning the soils of Turkey, including the soil survey studies conducted by universities and governmental institutes from the early 1950s until today. Recent findings and advances include the description and analyses of new profiles from some parts of the country by the chapter authors; reflecting the latest version of the World Reference Base (WRB) soil system, they produce a refined soil map. The Soils of Turkey offers valuable guidance on soil management for planners of agricultural strategies, land management experts concerned with terrestrial carbon management (soil-sequestered and biomass carbon) and climate change mitigation, and educators concerned with raising awareness for the long-neglected significance of Turkey's soils.


- Historical Perspective of Soil Science Research in Turkey
- Geology
- Vegetation
- Climate
- Impacts of Climate Change on Soil Resources
- Pedogeomorphology
- Introduction to Soils
- Cambisols/Cambisols-Leptosols
- Fluvisols
- Calcisols/Calcisols-Leptosols
- Vertisols
- Alisols-Acrisols-Podzols
- Kastanozems

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