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Soil Classification and Soil Types

  • Ibrahim A. Mirsal

Abstract

There are various soil classification systems in use worldwide. The most recognised among these are the system of Soil Taxonomy developed by the US Soil Conservation Service and that of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). Both may be approximately brought into proper relations despite the different approaches adopted by their authors.

Keywords

Base Cation Soil Classification Soil Taxonomy Weatherable Mineral Proper Relation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ibrahim A. Mirsal
    • 1
  1. 1.DillenburgGermany

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