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Properties and management of forest soils

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest soils.,
  • Soil management.,
  • Forest management.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam L. Pritchett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD390 .P74
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 500 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4733952M
    ISBN 100471037184
    LC Control Number78023196

    Preface, ix Acknowledgments, xi In Memoriam, xiii PART I INTRODUCTION TO FOREST SOILS, 1 1 History of Forest Soil Science and Management, 3 2 Global Patterns in Forest Soils, 8 PART II COMPOSITION OF FOREST SOILS, 21 3 Soil Formation and Minerals, 23 4 Soil Organic Matter, 39 5 Water, Pore Space, and Soil Structure, 58 PART III LIFE AND CHEMISTRY IN FOREST SOILS, 75 6 . "This coherent overview of the major issues surroundingthe ecology and management of forest soils will be particularlyuseful to students taking courses in soil science, forestry,agronomy, ecology, natural resource management, environmentalmanagement and conservation, as well as professionals in forestrydealing with the productivity of forests and functioning ofwatersheds.".   Preface, ix Acknowledgments, xi In Memoriam, xiii PART I INTRODUCTION TO FOREST SOILS, 1 1 History of Forest Soil Science and Management, 3 2 Global Patterns in Forest Soils, 8 PART II COMPOSITION OF FOREST SOILS, 21 3 Soil Formation and Minerals, 23 4 Soil Organic Matter, 39 5 Water, Pore Space, and Soil Structure, 58 PART III LIFE AND CHEMISTRY IN FOREST SOILS, 75 6 /5(4). Chapter 14 Forest Soils Altmetric Badge. Chapter 15 Climate Change and Soil Overall attention for this book and its chapters Altmetric Badge. Mentioned by twitter 1 tweeter. Citations dimensions_citation 73 Dimensions. Readers on Soils: Principles, Properties and Management Published by.


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