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Soils, their nature, classes, distribution, uses, and care

James W. Batten

Soils, their nature, classes, distribution, uses, and care

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Published by University of Alabama Press in University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil science.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James W. Batten and J. Sullivan Gibson.
    ContributionsGibson, J. Sullivan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS591
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20365738M

    Learn soil science chapter 3 with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of soil science chapter 3 flashcards on Quizlet. Objectives. Careful study of Chapter 4 in your text will provide an excellent understanding in each of the following essential areas: Soil Color Soil Texture (Size Distribution of Soil Particles) Soil Textural Classes Structure of Mineral Soils Formation and Stabilization of Soil Aggregates Tillage and Structural Management of Soils.   What is Soil? 4. Layers of Soil 6. Soil Chemistry 8. Humus Textures and Types Sandy Soil Silty Soil Clay Soil Ages of Soil Soil and Climate Soil and Nature Caring for Soil Glossary More Information Index 32Author: Molly Aloian.


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Author(s): Mordecai Cubitt Cooke.Soil Texture (Size Distribution of Soil Particles) Soil Textural Classes Structure of Mineral Soils Formation and Stabilization of Soil Aggregates Tillage and Structural Management of Soils Soil Density Pore Space of Mineral Soils Soil Properties Relevant to Engineering Uses