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Resource Management: Soil

By Bryan Davis , David Eagle

ISBN: 9780852365595
PUBLISHED: 2002
PAGES: 288
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 234x156 mm
INSIDE: 8 page colour section/ 50 b&w photos

A practical guide to the principles and latest practices of good soil husbandry, written by authors with a wealth of experience on farms. Throughout the book the importance of timely and correct soil treatment to meet the needs of particular crops is stressed.

Topics covered include: Constituents and properties of soil. Requirements of the major temperate crops. Soil tillage. Effects of traffic, power requirements and work rates. Hazards of mismanagement, pollution and erosion. Principles of classification of agricultural land.

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