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Soils, an introduction

Michael J. Singer

Soils, an introduction

by Michael J. Singer

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Published by Macmillan, Collier Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil science.,
  • Soils.,
  • Plant-soil relationships.,
  • Soil management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael J. Singer, Donald N. Munns.
    ContributionsMunns, Donald N. 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS591 .S555 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 473 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages473
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1862460M
    ISBN 100024108650
    LC Control Number90020131
    OCLC/WorldCa22597123

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