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Handbook of Soils for Landscape Architects

Robert F. Keefer


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. The book begins with a discussion of soil surveys developed in different countries, followed by a concise description of soil components and how the interactions between air, water, and nutrients affect plant growth. It examines methods for controlling erosion, particularly in light of modern irrigation techniques. It describes the chemistry of plant growth, devotes four chapters to macro- and micro-nutrien ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780195121025
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195121025.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert F. Keefer, author