Offers a practical introduction to the various basic methods of assessing the properties of soil. Each method is explained in a concise and accessible manner, providing useful guidance on how each method might be used in a practical situation.

chapter 1|16 pages

Soils in the Field

chapter 2|21 pages

Mineral Particles – the Soil Framework

chapter 3|22 pages

Organic Materials - Alive and Dead

chapter 5|30 pages

Water in Soils

chapter 6|22 pages

Air in Soils – Supply and Demand

chapter 7|22 pages

Particle Surfaces and Soil Solutions

chapter 8|22 pages

Soil Acidity and Alkalinity

chapter 10|18 pages

Phosphorus and Sulphur

chapter 11|26 pages

Nitrogen in Soils

chapter 12|12 pages

The Availability of Water in Soils

chapter 13|21 pages

Soil Fertility

chapter 14|26 pages

Salinity and Sodicity

chapter 15|25 pages

Pesticides and Metals

chapter |1 pages