Soil and Environmental Analysis: Physical Methods, Revised, and Expanded

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CRC Press, Oct 12, 2000 - Science - 660 pages
"Reviews a wide range of methods for soil physical analysis. Considers applications, accuracy, measurement time, and cost of equipment. Provides examples of applications."
 

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Contents

Soil Water Content
1
Matric Potential
65
Water Release Characteristic
95
Hydraulic Conductivity of Saturated Soils
141
Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity
183
Infiltration
239
Particle Size Analysis
281
Bulk Density
315
Penetrometer Techniques in Relation to Soil Compaction and Root Growth
377
Tensile Strength and Friability
405
Root Growth Methods of Measurement
435
Gas Movement and AirFilled Porosity
499
Soil Temperature Regime
539
Soil Profile Description and Evaluation
595
Index
628
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Liquid and Plastic Limits
349

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Mullins is Senior Lecturer in Soil Physics in the Department of Plant and Soil Science at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

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