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The first section of the book is occupied with the origin, constitution, and properties of soils, and, the standpoint adopted is the exhibition of soils in their natural relationships. The next section is devoted to the description, with illustrative examples, of the chief soil groups of the world. This is followed by a discussion of the problem of classification, and an account, given with due reserve, of the geographical distribution of soils. Also, dealt with the soil surveys and soil analysis, and have concluded with a brief discussion of the inter-relationships of soils, plant growth, and agriculture.;The book primarily for those who are interested in the soil as an object of study in itself, and secondarily for those whose interest lies in its economic or geographical significance, but it may be hoped that the book will prove of value to botanists because of the importance of the soil in ecology, and to geologists because of the part played by the soil in the weathering cycle.;Contents;Chapter 1: Introductory; Chapter 2: General View of the Constitution of the Soil; Chapter 3: The Pedogenic Processes; Chapter 4: The Clay Complex, Chapter 5: Base Exchange and Other Reactions of the Colloidal Complex; Chapter 6: Soil Organic Matter; Chapter 7: General Physical Properties of Soils; Chapter 8: Water Relationships of Soils; Chapter 9: Soils of the Podsolic Group; Chapter 10: Tshernosems and their Related Groups; Chapter 11: Groundwater Soils, Including Peats; Chapter 12: Saline, Alkaline, and Soloti Soils; Chapter 13: Soils of the Humid Tropics and Subtropics; Chapter 14: Soils Associated with Calcareous Parent Materials; Chapter 15: The Classification of Soils; Chapter 16: The Geography of Soils; Chapter 17: Soil Surveys; Chapter 18: Soil Analysis; Chapter 19: Soils, Plant Growth, and Agriculture. Printed Pages: 460. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 57456
Titel: Soils: Their Origin Constitution and ...
Verlag: Biotech Books/Daya Publishing House
Auflage: 2nd edition.
Buchbeschreibung Thomas Murby, London, 1949. xxi, 573, 10 plates, 22 text figs. . HB. Vg. endpapers a trifle foxed. 3rd edition. Artikel-Nr. 17175
Buchbeschreibung London Murby, 1932. 16, 390 S., 5 Bl., 1 Taf. OLwd (St. auf Vortitel). Einführung in die Bodenkunde für den Landwirt und den Geologen. Sprache: Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 1112378