Soil Science and Management
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Author : Edward Plaster


544 Pages  Hardcover 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2009, 2003, 1997

©2014 , Published


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Introduce a practical understanding of soil properties and the soil management techniques most important for the effective use of soils with SOIL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, 6E. This non-technical, reader-friendly book details all aspects of effective soil usage, including management techniques, composi... more


THOROUGH COVERAGE EMPHASIZES PRACTICAL SKILLS. A reader-friendly approach ensures students develop the hands-on skills as well as complete understanding needed for effective soil management.

FULL-COLOR, VIVID PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATIONS CLARIFY CONCEPTS. Dozens of new and updated images further exempl... more

New to this Edition

NEW COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTS HORTICULTURAL USES OF SOILS. This edition places a greater emphasis on horticultural uses of soils, particularly those used in landscape horticulture. The book further emphasizes urban horticulture with detailed discussion on the biological, physical and chemical aspects of s... more