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Author Keefer, Robert F.
Title Handbook of soils for landscape architects / Robert F. Keefer.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

Author Keefer, Robert F.
Subject Soil science.
Landscape architecture.
Description 1 online resource (x, 272 pages) : illustrations, map
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-255).
Note Print version record.
Contents 1: Use of Soil Surveys for Landscape Architecture; 2: Basic Information About Soils and Plants; 3: Parts of a Soil (Soil Constituents) -- Air, Water, Minerals, and Organic Matter; 4: Physical Properties of Soils; 5: Movement of Water Across Soils (Erosion); 6: Nature of Soil Erodibility; 7: Controlling Erosion; 8: Effective Water Use -- Irrigation; 9: Chemical Properties of Soils for Growing Plants; 10: Soil Nutrients (Soil Fertility); 11: Macronutrients -- Nitrogen; 12: Macronutrients -- Phosphorus and Potassium; 13: Macronutrients -- Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur; 14: Micronutrients.
Summary Written in a clear, accessible style, this book covers the fundamental aspects of soil science with an emphasis on topics useful to landscape architects and professionals in related fields.
ISBN 1429401648 (electronic bk.)
9781429401647 (electronic bk.)
9780198028307 (electronic bk.)
019802830X (electronic bk.)
0195121023 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 71752711
Additional Format Print version: Keefer, Robert F. Handbook of soils for landscape architects. New York : Oxford University Press, 2000 0195121023 (DLC) 98029581 (OCoLC)39523105.

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