Encyclopedia of Soil Science - Two-Volume Set (Volume 4)

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9780849338304: Encyclopedia of Soil Science - Two-Volume Set (Volume 4)

Compiled by more than 400 experts, the Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Second Edition covers all branches of soil science including pedology, mineralogy, physics, soil mechanics, hydrology, chemistry, biology, ecology and management, and restoration of problem/degraded soils. Thematic topics dealing with soil management address numerous challenges including soil structure, tillage methods and mulch farming, irrigation, drainage and water table management, fertilizer and nutrient management, erosion control, and management of soil organic matter. Entries are alphabetically arranged, and subject and author indices are available for easy access.
Upholding the high standard of quality set by the previous edition, this two-volume second edition offers a vast array of recent peer-reviewed articles. It showcases research and practices with added sections on ISTIC-World Soil Information, root growth and agricultural management, nitrate leaching management, podzols, paramos soils, water repellant soils, rare earth elements, and more. With hundreds of entries covering tillage, irrigation, erosion control, ground water, and soil degradation, the book offers quick access to all branches of soil science, from mineralology and physics, to soil management, restoration, and global warming. It is also available in an online version.

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    ...a great book that should be on the library shelf in every soil science department ....a very commendable effort for which the editor and all involved need to be congratulated.
    -Geoderma

    ...a comprehensive source...current...recommend as a reference for academic libraries.
    -Science and Technology

    ...bring[s] together the body of research interests pertaining to soil sciences and...would function as a valuable reference tool in any collection designed to meet the needs of related researchers.
    -E-Streams

    ...accurate and updated...covers all branches of soil science.... This well-edited encyclopedia is [an] invaluable reference source....
    -Agrochimica

    The contributors are of high quality, the main editor has extensive relevant experience, and the book is well and clearly produced, with plenty of tables...excellent for quickly covering the basics... It is recommended for all soil science libraries.
    -Experimental Agriculture

    This encyclopedia is impressive. ...a rich and ready source of information.
    -European Journal of Soil Science

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