Soils and Soil Fertility 6th Edition


  • Author: Frederick R Troeh , Louis M Thompson
  • Publisher: Wiley India
  • ISBN-13: 9788126517879
  • Pages: 510
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2008


About The Book

Recommended by users for its clear explanations and readability. Troeh and Thompson’s Soil; and Soil Fertility provides and excellent overview of soils for students in Agriculture and the environmental sciences. Now in its sixth edition, this Book has been updated throughout and incorporates discussions of CIS (geographic information system) and GPS (global positioning system), humus and its function in soil structure and fertility, soil reclamation for sites contaminated by pesticides orpetroleum spills, and advances in the understanding of water flow. Inaddition a new chapter on soil mechanics has been added, explaining theuse of soils as foundation and construction material.

 Table Of Contents:

1. Soil
2. Soil Formation
3. Physical Properties of Soils
4. Soil Mechanics
5. Soil Water
6. Soil Organic-Matter
7. Soil Mineralogy
8. Soil Chemistry
9. Amending the Soil
10. Fertilizers
11. Nitrogen
12. Phosphorus
13. Potassium
14. Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur
15. The Micronutrients
16. Variations in Plant Composition
17. Soil Classification and Survey
18. Land Use and Soil Management
19. Water Management
20. Soil Frosion and its Control
21. Soil Pollution