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Importance of Soil - Crop and Soil Science - Lecture Slides

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Post: January 27th, 2013
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These are the lecture slides of Crop and Soil Science. Key important points are: Importance of Soil, History of Soil, Soil Misuse, Nonrenewable Resource, Fragile Layer of Life, Solid Part, Interface Between the Two, Soil Forms, Proper Temperature, Plant Roots
These are the lecture slides of Crop and Soil Science. Key important points are: Importance of Soil, History of Soil, Soil Misuse, Nonrenewable Resource, Fragile Layer of Life, Solid Part, Interface Between the Two, Soil Forms, Proper Temperature, Plant Roots
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The Importance of Soil Docsity.com • The history of Soil The Importance of Soil – Dates back all the way to the Egyptians civilization of 4,000 years ago – Recently in the US history supplies another example of soil misuse. This is with the Dust bowl of the 1930’s. – The Dust bowl was a drought that misused the soil in having wind erosion. Docsity.com • Additional acreage is lost due to urbanization or degradation . • Soil is a nonrenewable resource The Importance of Soil Docsity.com • Most of the time we take soil for granted. • Soil is a very thin and often fragile layer of life supporting material. The Importance of Soil Docsity.com • Facts about the earth The Importance of Soil – Earth consists of solid part (core, mantle, and crust) and the atmosphere surrounding it. – Most of the earth is covered by sea – Where continents exist the crust is thicker – This is usually about 50 miles thick Docsity.com • The atmosphere is about 170 m..

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