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Urban Soil in Landscape Design

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Presents essential information on the fundamental properties of soils and how they are affected under urban conditions. Coverage includes the physical, chemical and biological characterisitics of soil; how it can be classified, inventoried and mapped; urban soil properties; problems and solutions to many of the more common urban soils; methods of ameliorating compaction including other major drainage problems and much more. Contains over 150 illustrations.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-384) and indexes.

Table of Contents

Basic Soil Properties.

The Soil as a Natural Body.

The Description of Urban Soil.

Roots.

Soil Fertility.

Soil Contamination.

Soil Compaction and Its Amelioration.

Drainage and Irrigation.

Site Preparation and Tree Planting.

Site Assessment, Soil Analysis, and Site Design.

Appendices.

References.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471805984
Author:
Craul, Phillip J.
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Author:
Craul
Author:
Craul, Phillip J.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Trees in cities
Subject:
Soils
Subject:
Urban soils
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Landscape design
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 9
Publication Date:
September 1992
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.61x6.44x1.00 in. 1.69 lbs.

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