The book Fundamentals of soil science covers the agricultural field of soil science. Soil science is a science that deals with the manipulation and betterment of soil conditions for the growth of plants. For better and proper crop yield, good soil conditions are necessary. The world requirement of food is fulfilled by agriculture. Food commodities are grown in soil. So, Soil holds a pivotal role in human life and existence. The soil profile tells the exact picture of nutrient requirements of soil for a crop.
Fundamentals of soil science is a basic book of soil science. Book starts with conversion tables and figures required in the study of soil and agriculture. It includes the fundamental topics of soil science and their to the point explanation. Book contains 20 chapters on soil. Chapters like soil genesis, soil mineralogy, soil taxonomy, soil taxonomy etc present complete picture of soil science. Pictorial representation in the book make study easy. Graphs enhance the understanding. As there are too many chapters in 382 page book. This results in shorter explanation and description of individual topics. But on a whole the book is very useful for agricultural graduates and readers related to soil science field.
Fundamentals of soil science is recommended for CSS aspirants opting agriculture or botany as optional subjects.
Book Title: Fundamentals of Soil Science
Author: Henry D. Foth
Book Size: 15 MB
Book format: pdf
Page count: 382