Forest Soils : Properties and Management

Forest soil characteristics are not only unique but their interpretation also differs from cropland soils. Just as there are diverse forest types, there are many soil variants that need different management. Today, forest plantations are being intensively managed for profitable timber, pulpwood and...

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Main Author: Osman, Khan Towhid
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Rocks, Minerals and Soils
  • Physical Properties of Forest Soils.-  Chemical Properties of Forest Soils,- Organic Matter of Forest Soils
  • Biological Properties of Forest Soils
  • Nutrient Dynamics in Forest Soil
  • Forest Types and Their Associated Soils
  • Forest Disturbances and Soil Degradation
  • Forest Soil and Climate Change
  • Objectives of Forest Soil Management
  • Index