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  • 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 ...

  • Glossary of Soil Science Terms, 2001 Edition

    Glossary of Soil Science Terms, 2001 Edition

    More than 1800 terms are included in this newly revised glossary. Subject matter includes soil physics, soil chemistry, soil biology and biochemistry, pedology, soil and water management and conservation, forest and range soils, nutrient management and soil and plant analysis, mineralogy, wetland soils, and soils and environmental quality. Two appendices on tabular information and designations for soil horizons and layers also are included.