New title from SSSA: Chemical Processes in Soils

08/16/05

The Soil Science Society of America is pleased to announce the latest title in the SSSA Book Series.



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MADISON, WI, August 16, 2005 – The Soil Science Society of America is pleased to announce the latest title in the SSSA Book Series: Chemical Processes in Soils, Edited by M.A. Tabatabai and D.L. Sparks.

"Soil -- the perfect home for the actual and figurative roots of all life, source of life-essential chemical elements, recycler of water and carbon, cleanser of ecosystems, essence of beauty of and comfort. . ." -- R.J. Bartlett & D.S. Ross, p 461.

A thorough understanding of the chemical and biological processes taking place within the soil under our feet is critical for those studying or working in the agricultural, ecological, environmental, earth, and soil sciences. This book will serve them well.

Readers will find chapters on soil organic matter, macronutrients, micronutrients, kinetics of biogeochemical processes, cation exchange, redox processes, modeling, neutral organic compounds, metal ion complexation, speciation of metals, trace elements, and salt-affected soils.

Printed 2005, Hardcover, 723 pages, ASA-CSSA-SSSA, SSSA Book Series 8, ISBN: 0-89118-843-6.

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