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Visual Soil Evaluation: Realising Potential Crop Production with Minimum Environmental Impact

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | Visual Soil Evaluation: Realising Potential Crop Production with Minimum Environmental Impact.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Bruce Ball(Author Editor) Lars J. Munkholm(Editor)

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Visual Soil Evaluation provides land users and environmental authorities with simple methods to assess soil quality for crop performance. An important tool for ensuring food security, this book also shows how visual soil evaluation can reveal the potential of different land types for carbon storage, greenhouse gas emissions and nutrient leaching. Providing a guide to diagnosing and rectifying soil problems, it includes: Full colour illustrations throughout to show variation of soil quality and to aid evaluation A broad range of land types, from abandoned peats to prime arable land Assessment of soil structure after quality degradation by compaction, erosion or organic matter loss Essential reading for students, researchers and scientists interested in soil science and crop production, this book is also a valuable aid to policy makers and environmental authorities. A useful handbook for assessing yield potential across a range of scales, it places visual soil evaluation in the context of future approaches to sustainable agriculture.

Bruce C. Ball is at SRUC, UK.

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