Methods for Assessment of Soil Degradation

Methods for Assessment of Soil Degradation

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Soil degradation has serious global impacts on agronomic, economic, and sociopolitical conditions, however, statistics regarding the degree of these impacts has been largely unreliable. This book aims to standardize the methodology for obtaining reliable and objective data on soil degradation. It will also identify and develop criteria for assessing the severity of soil degradation, providing a realistic scenario of the problem.... samples in the field with 20 percent zinc acetate solution to fix the easily oxidizable sulfides, transport in dry ice, and freeze dry. ... 4. Oxidizable Acidity Oxidation of samples with hydrogen peroxide and 322 M.E.F. van Mensvoort and D.L. Dent.

Title:Methods for Assessment of Soil Degradation
Author:Rattan Lal, Winfried E. H. Blum, C. Valentin, Bobby A. Stewart
Publisher:CRC Press - 1997-09-26


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