Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Second Edition - Two-Volume by Rattan Lal

By Rattan Lal

Compiled by means of greater than four hundred specialists, the Encyclopedia of Soil technology, moment Edition covers all branches of soil technology together with pedology, mineralogy, physics, soil mechanics, hydrology, chemistry, biology, ecology and administration, and recovery of problem/degraded soils. Thematic subject matters facing soil administration handle various demanding situations together with soil constitution, tillage tools and mulch farming, irrigation, drainage and water desk administration, fertilizer and nutrient administration, erosion regulate, and administration of soil natural subject. Entries are alphabetically prepared, and topic and writer indices can be found for simple entry.
Upholding the excessive ordinary of caliber set by means of the former version, this two-volume moment variation deals an unlimited array of contemporary peer-reviewed articles. It showcases learn and practices with further sections on ISTIC-World Soil info, root development and agricultural administration, nitrate leaching administration, podzols, paramos soils, water repellant soils, infrequent earth components, and extra. With 1000's of entries protecting tillage, irrigation, erosion keep an eye on, floor water, and soil degradation, the e-book bargains easy access to all branches of soil technological know-how, from mineralology and physics, to soil administration, recovery, and international warming. it's also to be had in an internet version.

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    Soil Sci. 1980, 31 (1), 87–99. 76. ; Van Breemen, N. ; 1982; 37–51. 77. ; Driessen, P. Coastal sedimentary environments influencing the development of potential acidity in tidal swamps. , 1982; 1–18. Acid Sulfate Soils: Formation Martin C. Rabenhorst Delvin S. Fanning Steven N. A. INTRODUCTION Soils containing sulfide minerals that have not yet been oxidized through acid sulfate weathering are referred to as potential acid sulfate soils (potential acid SS). The processes involved in the formation and accumulation of sulfide minerals in soils leading to the formation of potential acid SS will be discussed first.

    Effect of humidity of pyrite oxidation. ; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 1994; 31–44. Copyright © 2006 by Taylor & Francis Acid Sulfate Soils: Formation 20. K. Aqueous pyrite oxidation and the consequent formation of secondary iron minerals. ; Soil Sci. Soc. Am. Spec. Pub. No. 10: Madison, WI, 1982; 37–56. 21. M. Acid mine drainage. ; Marcel Dekker: New York, 2001. 22. B. Alfisols and ultisols with acid sulfate weathering features in Texas. ; Soil Sci. Soc. Am. Spec. Pub. No. 10: Madison, WI, 1982; 127–146.

    D. Ecology of sulfate-reducing bacteria. ; Plenum Press: New York, 1995; 217–241. 9. R. The sulphate-reducing bacteria. ; Ch. 7; Cambridge University Press: London, 1984; 107–122. 10. ; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 1995; 168–193. 24 11. C. Microbial reduction of manganese and iron. ; John Wiley and Sons: New York, 1988; 305–331. 12. C. Processes and rates of pedogenesis in some Maryland Tidal Marsh soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 1989, 53, 862–870. 13. C. Micromorphology of induced iron sulfide formation in a Chesapeake Bay (USA) Tidal Marsh.

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