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Soil Genesis and Classification -
5th Edition

by S.W. Buol, R.J. Southard, R.C. Graham, P.A. McDaniel

Features

  • Explains the function and use of soils
  • Soil formation and categorization
  • Details how soil evolves from natural factors and processes
  • Explains how soil interfaces with ecosystems and human endeavors

Soil Genesis and Classification reviews a spectrum of soil classification systems and presents the culmination of more than two decades of testing and revisions in the U.S. Soil Taxonomy, the most detailed and comprehensive system for soil classification.

The new nomenclature and systematic structure of soil classification categories is included, as well as new analytical techniques to more quantitatively identify soil properties and define class limits in Soil Taxonomy.

Contents

  1. Morphology and Composition of Soils
  2. Biogeochemical Processes in Soil Formation
  3. Soil as a Component of the Ecosystem
  4. Space and Time in Soil Formation
  5. Modern Soil Classification Systems
  6. U.S. Soil Taxonomy
  7. Alfisols
  8. Andisols
  9. Aridsols
  10. Entisols
  11. Gelisols
  12. Histosols
  13. Inceptisols
  14. Mollisols
  15. Oxisols
  16. Spodosols
  17. Ultisols
  18. Vertisols
  19. Spatial Arrangement of Soils
  20. Interpretations of Soil Surveys and Technical Soil Classification

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Soil Genesis and Classification - 5th Edition
by S.W. Buol, R.J. Southard, R.C. Graham,
and P.A. McDaniel

2003 • 494 pages • $98.95 + shipping
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