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The world of the soil

Sir Edward John Russell

The world of the soil

by Sir Edward John Russell

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Published by Collins in London, UK .
Written in English


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StatementSir E. John Russell.
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Open LibraryOL14874099M
ISBN 100002195550

Soils around the world vary in color, texture, structure, and chemical, physical, and biological composition. Like other biological creatures, soil can be classifed (grouped with similar members). Soils are split into major orders, with the frozen soils (Gelisols) in a different group than the desert soils (Aridisols). Dirt to Soil is a book every farmer, ranchers, grower, gardener, extension agent and NRCS employee should read. In fact if you eat food you should read this book. You will gain a better understanding of food and nutrition. Plus gain a much larger respect for agriculture and the soil microbes that you and your health is dependent upon if you eat.

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The book concludes by outlining the need for further research to generate credible data on soil resources and degradation. This volume is a useful resource for those interested in the state of the soils of the world in relation to food security and environmental quality. “This is the book I’ve been waiting for! Life in the Soil is a clear, definitive guide to the fascinating underground world. James Nardi champions dung beetles and cockroaches alike; he celebrates the intricate relationships between plant roots and microscopic fungi; and he sheds light on the complexities in a pile of rotting leaves.


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