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Forest soils and forest land management

Forest soils and forest land management

proceedings of the fourth North American Forest Soils Conference held at Laval University, Québec in August, 1973

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Published by Presses de l"Université Laval in Québec .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forêts et sylviculture

  • Edition Notes

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    Statementedited by B. Bernier and C.H. Winget
    ContributionsBernier, B., Winget, C.H.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination675 p. ;
    Number of Pages675
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22194959M

      Forest soils are the foundation of the entire forest ecosystem and complex, long-term interactions between trees, soil animals, and the microbial community shape soils in was that are very distinct from agricultural soils. The composition, structure, and processes in forest soils at any given time reflect current conditions, as well as the legacies of decades (and even . North American Forest Soils Conference (4th: Laval University, Québec). Forest soils and forest land management. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Bernier; C H Winget.

    A balanced coverage of the principles of soil science and their application to management of forest soils. Topics range from classification systems and biological, physical, and chemical properties Read more. This open access book synthesizes leading-edge science and management information about forest and rangeland soils of the United States. It offers ways to better understand changing conditions and their impacts on soils, and explores directions that positively affect the future of forest and rangeland soil : Springer International Publishing.

    "This coherent overview of the major issues surroundingthe ecology and management of forest soils will be particularlyuseful to students taking courses in soil science, forestry,agronomy, ecology, natural resource management, environmentalmanagement and conservation, as well as professionals in forestrydealing with the productivity of forests and functioning ofwatersheds.". Buy Forest Soils: Properties and Management Paperback / softback by Osman Khan Towhid ISBN: We are processing orders and with free postage on orders over £30 to UK and Ireland. No visitors allowed on the premises.


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Forest soils, where soil formation has been influenced by forest vegetation, are generally characterized by deeply rooted trees, significant ‘litter layers’ or O horizons, recycling of organic matter and nutrients, including wood, and wide varieties of soil-dwelling organisms (Figure 1).There are also soils now covered with forest vegetation, often plantations, on lands that.

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Preface, ix Acknowledgments, xi In Memoriam, xiii PART I INTRODUCTION TO FOREST SOILS, 1 1 History of Forest Soil Science and Management, 3 2 Global Patterns in Forest Soils, 8 PART II COMPOSITION OF FOREST SOILS, 21 3 Soil Formation and Minerals, 23 4 Soil Organic Matter, 39 5 Water, Pore Space, and Soil Structure, 58 PART III LIFE AND /5(4).

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Ecology and Management of Forest Soils provides a clear and comprehensive overview of the composition, structure, processes, and management of the largest terrestrial ecosystem. From composition and biogeochemistry to dynamics and management, this essential text enables readers to understand the vital components of sustainable, long-term forest.

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Forest soils are the foundation of the entire forest ecosystem. Not only do soil fungi and bacteria decompose dead plant material, recycling their nutrients, forest soils are also key to protecting water quality.

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