Full title: Soils : an Australian viewpoint / sponsored by the Division of Soils, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia.
Author/creator: CSIRO. Division of Soils.
Call Numbers: NQ631.4994/2, EQ631.4994/2A, Q631.4994/3
Record Identifier: 74VvVweJKeVO
Contents: xix, 928 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm., Preface / A.E. Martin - The Australian environment / J.K. Taylor - The origins and early development of soil science in Australia / C.B. Wells and J.A. Prescott - Features of Australian soils / G.D. Hubble, R.F. Isbell and K.H. Northcote - Development of old landscapes and soils / G.G. Beckmann - Stripping of deep weathered mantles and its signficance to soil patterns / H.M. Churchward and R.H. Gunn - Fluvial processes / P.H. Walker and B.E. Butler - Aeolian processes / B.E. Butler and H.M. Churchward - Soil formation on coastal lands and the effects of sea level changes / W.T. Ward and W.M. McArthur - Salt and sodicity / R.F. Isbell, R. Reeve and J.T. Hutton - Calcretes in Australia /, A.R. Milnes and J.T. Hutton - Development of soil landscapes / G.G. Beckman - Sandy Desert region / K.H. Northcote and M.J. Wright - Western region / E. Bettenay - Kimberley-Arnhem-Cape York / R.F. Isbell - North-eastern plains / R.F. Isbell and G.D. Hubble - Central southern region / K.H. Northcote - Eastern highlands / G.D. Hubble and R.F. Isbell - Murray-Darling plains / B.E. Butler, G. Blackburn and G.D. Hubble - South-eastern region and Tasmania / P.H. Walker, K.D. Nicholls and Frank R. Gibbons - Classification of Australian soils / A.W. Moore, R.F. Isbell and K.H. Northcote - Soil mapping in Australia / Frank R. Gibbons - Clay minerals /, K. Norrish and J.G. Pickering - Oxide minerals / R.M. Taylor ... [et al.] - Mineral phosphate / K. Norrish and H. Rosser - Micronutrients / K.G. Tiller - Soil solution and silicate clay mineral reactions / M. Raupach - Basic exchangeable cations / B.M. Tucker - Oxidation-reduction reactions / I.R. Willett - The sorption of phosphate by soils / M.E. Probert - The fabric of Australian soils / R. Brewer, J.R. Sleeman and R.C. Foster - Inter-particle bonding / W.W. Emerson - Physical properties and water relations / E.L. Greacen and John Williams - Water balance and groundwater studies / G.B. Allison, J.S. Colville and E.L. Greacen - Soil organic matter / A.V. Spain, R.F. Isbell and M.E. Probert - Aspects of the chemistry of soil organic matter /, R.S. Beckwith and J.H.A. Butler - Organic phosphorus and sulfur / M.E. Probert - Soil nitrogen / J.N. Ladd and J.S. Russell - Dynamics and fauna of the litter layers / A.V. Spain and B.R. Hutson - Soil animals and pedological processes / K.E. Lee - Ecology of soil invertabrates / P.J.M. Greenslade and Penelope Greenslade - The plant root environment / R.C. Foster - Biology of the rhizosphere / J.K. Martin - Microbial determinants of plant nutrient uptake / G.D. Bowen - Rhizobium as a factor in soil fertility / R.A. Date - Soil-borne root diseases and wheat / A.D. Rovira and E.H. Ridge - Effect of fire and sub-baking on the soil microflora and seedling growth in forest soils /, J.H. Warcup - Phytotoxins in soil / J.R. Harris and R.W.L. Kimber - Soils and land use / C.H. Thompson, A.W. Moore and K.H. Northcote - Plant nutrients in Australian soils / C.H. Williams and M. Raupach - Fertilizer [fertiliser] requirements / J.D. Colwell - Production and uses of biological superphosphate / R.J. Swaby - Pesticide residues in soils / R.B. Jackson - Management of salt-affected soils / J. Loveday and B.J. Bridge - Soil engineering in Australia / G.D. Aitchison - Epilogue / A.E. Martin.
Publishers: Melbourne : CSIRO ; London : Academic Press, 1983.
Colour maps on lining papers.
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
MMS ID: 991009919539702626