Essentials in soil science / editor Porter Bailey.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publication details: New York, NY : Arcler Press, c2015.Description: 301 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type:
- S592 Es7 2015
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Principles of soil science -- Toxicity of herbicides: impact on aquatic and soil biota and human health -- Assessment of soil contamination of a cattle market around River Ogun Basin, Isheri, Nigeria -- The variations in the soil enzyme activity, protein expression, microbial biomass, and community structure of soil contaminated by heavy metals -- Soil oxidation-reduction in wetlands and its impact on plant functioning -- Heavy metal contamination in Brazilian agricultural soils due to application of fertilizers -- Long-term crop rotation, tillage, and fertility effects on soil carbon and nitrogen in dry-seeded, delayed-flood rice production systems -- Influence of soil physical properties and terrain relief on actual evapotranspiration in the catchment with prevailing arable land determined by energy balance and Bowen ratio -- Heavy metal polluted soils: effect on plants and bioremediation methods
“Soil science is the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the Earth including soil formation, classification and mpping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and management of soils. This book is aimed at the majority of students, who need to quickly acquire a concise overview of soil science. It will be particularly useful for students who do not possess a traditional scientific background, such as those studying geography, environment science, ecology and agriculture.”--Book cover
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