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by Edward Plaster

Author: Edward Plaster
Subcategory: Agricultural Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning; 4 edition (December 16, 2002)
Pages: 448 pages
Category: Math and Science
Rating: 4.7
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Edward Plaster has taught horticulture and soil science for more than 30 years.

Edward Plaster has taught horticulture and soil science for more than 30 years. He belongs to the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) and the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS). Professor Emeritus from Dakota County Technical College, Mr. Plaster continues to make professional presentations.

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An emphasis on management and the sustainable use of soil and water resources makes it especially relevant to these audiences.

Gain a practical understanding of soil properties and the soil management techniques most important for the effective use of soils with SOIL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, 6E. This non-technical, reader- friendly book details all aspects of effective soil usage, including management. This non-technical, reader- friendly book details all aspects of effective soil usage, including management techniques, composition, fertility, erosion, conservation, and irrigation. These topics are integrated into a practical guide to help readers better understand and manage soil as a natural resource.

For Community and Technical College level courses in soil sciences, this text emphasizes the human interaction with and affect on soils, rather than treating the soil as an independent element. Comprehensive, yet not intimidating, this text has been revised to encompass more ecological themes within the established topics of soil science and use. Non-technical, and easy-to-understand, Soil Science and Management, fourth edition teaches the essentials of soils from the perspective of farmers, horticulturists, environmentalists, and others who are concerned about how soils work and how they are used most effectively. An emphasis on management and the sustainable use of soils and water resources make it especially relevant to these audiences. Nutrient management, best practices and relevant legal issues and government programs make this text a practical application for agricultural and horticultural students.