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Publisher Agrobios Publications
ISBN 9788177540680
Author: A F Gustafson
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Soils And Soil Management by A F Gustafson
Book Summary:

The purpose of this book is the presentstion of information dealing with the management of soil in the field . Emphasis is placed on ways and means of handling soils for economic production of crops. The book was written for the student of practical soil management on the farms and in the classroom. In addition, it should be helpful alike to owners and opertors of land. Tje masnagement and fertization of soils are fully treated.This book will aid in bringing about better management, more, adequate fertilization, and more nearly complrte conservation of the soil.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Soil Science & Fertilizers.
Table of Contents:
  1. The Origin and Placement of Soil Materials and Soil Formation
  2. The Physical Properties of Soils
  3. Soil Organisms
  4. The Organic Matter of Mineral Soils
  5. The Relation of Water to Soils and Plants
  6. The Control of Water in the Soil
  7. Tillage of the Soil
  8. Erosion of the Soil
  9. The Control of Soil Erosion
  10. Soil Acidity and its Control by Liming
  11. The Management of Alkali Soils
  12. Nitrogen and its Importance to the Farmer
  13. The Production, Conservation, and Utilization of Farm Manures
  14. The Production and Utilization of Green-Manure Crops
  15. Fertilizer Materials and their Effects on Soils and Crops
  16. Commercial Fertilizers and their Use
  17. The Rotation of Crops
  18. The Fertilization and the Long-Term Maintenance of the Productivity of Mineral Soils
  19. The Origin of Organic Deposits and Peat Soils and their Management
Appendix A and B
Index