Synopses & Reviews
Soils is a comprehensive introduction to soil that describes the formation, properties, taxonomy and management of soils and gives readers a greater appreciation of this natural resource. How a soil affects the prosperity of the people living on it and its environmental importance also are examined. Sections are devoted to soil water, nutrients, organic matter, and fertilizers and the strong link between soil quality and human welfare is highlighted.
This work offers a practical introduction to soils. It covers everything from how it is formed, different soil types and their properties, through to applied aspects such as nutrients and fertilizers.