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Description - Soils: Their Properties and Management by Peter Charman

The essential soil science text for Australian students Soils is a practically focused soil science text, designed to give a sound understanding of soils for those studying or working in environmental management, soil conservation and natural resource management. The authors have put soils and soil management into the context of the management of natural resources at the broadest level, providing a practical description of soils and their properties. The book examines the different kinds of degradation to which soils are susceptible, and describes the available methods of soil management and conservation. Reflects recent changes in natural resource management in Australia Land management in Australia has undergone significant changes in recent years. New issues and concerns have emerged in response to the development of new methodologies for land management and environmental issues. This text explores the relevance of soils to the ecological sustainability of land use practices, catchment management and the management of water resources, reflecting the recent changes in natural resource management in Australia. Revised, updated and redesigned This third edition has been re-designed and updated.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195517620
ISBN-10: 0195517628
Format: Paperback
(255mm x 191mm x 27mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: OUP Australia and New Zealand
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Publish Date: 29-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: Australia

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