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Soil Science: Reference

Soil Science Reference Resources, Handbooks, and Manuals

The reference section is located on the 1st floor of the library. Books are shelved using the Library of Congress Classification system.

Handbook of Soil Sciences : properties and processes Soil Classification: a global desk reference Encyclopedia of Soil Science Environmental Encyclopedia

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Soil Science: Subject Structure

Books are located on the  2nd (T-Z), 3rd (H-S), and 4th (A-G) floors organized by the Library of Congress Classification system.


Call Number Areas to Browse

Description Call #
Soils. Soil science including soil suveys, soil chemistry, soil structure, soil-plant relationships  S 590-599.9
Agricultural meterology. Crops and climate S 600-600.7     
Methods and systems of culture. Cropping systems including fallowing, rotation of crops, plowing  S 602.5-604.37
Agricultural conservation S 604.5-604.64
Melioration: improvement, reclamation, fertilization, irrigation, etc., of land S 604.8-621.5
Soil conservation and protection S 622-627