Soil Science Society of America

2 Books found


  • Soils, Society, and the Environment

    Soils, Society, and the Environment

    Soil is a fragile, finite resource. How societies manage their soils can directly impact their environments and may even be a determining factor in the long-term success or failure of a society. Soils, Society and the Environment focuses mainly on soil as the primary source of food and fiber (such as cotton and wood). Growing plants in soil is the only known way to produce large quantities of these necessities, and the implications of that fact ...

  • Turfgrass


    Beginning with a look at the turfgrass industry, introductory chapters cover historical aspects of research and education, current status of the industry, and artificial turf. A turfgrass physiology section focuses on ecological aspects, energy relations and carbohydrate partitioning, and stresses. The third section emphasizes soils and amendments, fertilization, and irrigation. A management section treats efficient maintenance, IPM, and plant ...