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Soils in Our Environment (11th Edition)

Soils in Our Environment (11th Edition)
Author: Raymond W. Miller - Duane T. Gardiner
ISBN 13: 9780132191043
ISBN 10: 132191040
Edition: 11
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2007-06-09
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 624
List Price: $134.60

This introduction to soil sciences covers traditional and recent topics, such as taxonomy, soil formation, precision agriculture, and GIS and GPS. New topics covered for this edition include tillage erosion, the phosphorous index, and organic farming. To encourage interest, there is new material on mineral soil on coral islands, the effects of green rooftops on urban environments, and the soil connection to anthrax. Gardiner is affiliated with Texas A&M University. Miller was affiliated with Utah State University. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR