Fundamentals of soil science is a basic book of soil science. The book Fundamentals of soil science covers the agricultural field of soil science. The growth of plants can be increased through “Soil science” which is a science that deals with the manipulation and betterment of soil conditions.Good soil conditions are necessary for the better and proper crop yield. Agriculture is only source to fulfill the world requirement of food. Soil holds a pivotal role in human life and existence, because all the food commodities are grown in soil. The exact picture of nutrient requirements of soil for a crop can observed through the soil profile. The soil can be further viewed as a mixture of mineral and organic particles of varying size and composition in regard to plant growth.
Book starts with conversion tables and figures which are further required in the study of soil and agriculture. It includes the fundamental topics of soil science and their to the point explanation. Book consist of 20 chapters on soil. Chapters like soil genesis, soil mineralogy, soil taxonomy, soil taxonomy etc present complete picture of soil science. Due to pictorial representation in the book make the study easy. More information can be understand through Graphs for better understanding. Because of too many chapters in just 382 page book. Which results in shorter explanation and description of individual topics. Moreover on a whole the book is very useful for agricultural graduates and readers related to soil science field.
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Fundamentals of Soil Science
Author: Henry D. Foth
Book Size: 15 MB
Book format: pdf
Page count: 382
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