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Soil physical measurement and interpretation for land evaluation [electronic resource] / Neil McKenzie, Kep Coughlan and Hamish Cresswell.

By: McKenzie, Neil, 1958-.
Contributor(s): Coughlan, Kep, 1942- | Cresswell, Hamish, 1963- | Australian Collaborative Land Evaluation Program | Natural Heritage Trust (Australia).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Collingwood, Vic. ; [Great Britain] : CSIRO Pub., c2002Description: 1 online resource (ix, 379 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0643069879 (electronic bk.); 9780643069879 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Soil surveys -- Australia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Land use surveys -- Australia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Soil ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Soil physical measurement and interpretation for land evaluation.DDC classification: 631.4794 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preliminaries; Pore Space and Water Retention; Hydraulic Conductivity; Water Table Depth; Dispersion, Aggregation and Particle Size Analysis; Soil Shrinkage and Atterberg Limits; Soil Strength; Pedotransfer Functions; Applications; Index.
Summary: Soil physical measurement and interpretation for land evaluation is an operational laboratory methods manual that provides for the first time, a standard set soil physical measurement methods that are cost-effective and well suited to land resource survey. Methods in the Handbook require only 1 or 2 visits to a site over a short period.
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On cover: ACLEP, Natural Heritage Trust.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preliminaries; Pore Space and Water Retention; Hydraulic Conductivity; Water Table Depth; Dispersion, Aggregation and Particle Size Analysis; Soil Shrinkage and Atterberg Limits; Soil Strength; Pedotransfer Functions; Applications; Index.

Soil physical measurement and interpretation for land evaluation is an operational laboratory methods manual that provides for the first time, a standard set soil physical measurement methods that are cost-effective and well suited to land resource survey. Methods in the Handbook require only 1 or 2 visits to a site over a short period.

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