ISBN 9780333934753,Principles Of Soil Science

Principles Of Soil Science


M M Rai



Macmillan Publishers India

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9780333934753

ISBN-10 033393475X

Paper Back

Number of Pages 400 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

Brief yet thorough, this book provides an introduction to the concepts and theories of soil science. It explains in the simplest manner, the principles of soil formation, properties of soils, interrelationship between soil water, soil air, soil temperature and plant growth.

Table of Contents
Soil Formation ? Physical Properties of Soils ? Soil Colloids ? Soil Organic Matter ? Soil Water and Plant Growth ? Soil Aeration and Plant Growth ? Soil Temperature and Plant Growth ? Soil Reaction and Buffering of Soils ? Cation and Anion Exchange ? Saline and Alkali Soils ? Acid Soils ? Soil Classification and Soil Survey ? Plant Nutrition ? Fertilisers in Crop Production ? Chemistry of Soil Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium in Soils ? Chemistry of Submerged Paddy Soils ? Mechanical Analysis of Soils ? Chemical Analysis of Soils ? Soil Fertility Evaluation ? Index