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World Reference Base for Soil Resources 2006: A Framework for International Classification, Correlation and Communication

Handbook / ManualReport

Series: World Soil Resources Reports Volume: 103

Edited By: Erika Micheli

132 pages, no illustrations

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Jul 2010 | #174308 | ISBN-13: 9789251055113
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This publication is a revised and updated version of "World Soil Resources Reports No. 84", a technical manual for soil scientists and correlators, designed to facilitate the exchange of information and experience related to soil resources, their use and management. The document provides a framework for international soil classification and an agreed common scientific language to enhance communication across disciplines using soil information. It contains definitions and diagnostic criteria to recognize soil horizons, properties and materials and gives rules and guidelines for classifying and subdividing soil reference groups.

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