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Title Footprints in the soil : people and ideas in soil history / edited by Benno P. Warkentin
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2006
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  631.49 F7399 2006    DUE 05-25-22  -  30500101561523
Edition 1st ed
Descript xiv, 548 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Stories about the accumulation of soil knowledge over the millenia."
"International Union of Soil Sciences; 18th WCSS 2006; Soil Science Society of America"--Page [ii]
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Soil scientists in ancient Rome / V. Winiwarter -- Aztec soil knowledge: classes, management, and ecology / B.J. Williams -- The heritage of soil knowledge among the world's cultures / J.A. Sandor [and others] -- Some major scientists (Palissy, Buffon, Thaer, Darwin and Muller) have described soil profiles and developed soil survey techniques before 1883 / C. Feller, E. Blanchart and D.H. Yaalon -- Souls and soils: a survey of worldviews / V. Winiwarter and W.E.H. Blum -- The roots of Dokuchaev's scientific contributions: cadastral soil mapping and agro-environmental issues / C. Evtuhov -- Philosophical developments in pedology in the United States: Eugene Hilgard and Milton Whitney / R. Amundson -- Development of the soil cover pattern and soil catena concepts / A.N. Gennadiyev, J.G. Bockheim -- A history of soil geomorphology in the United States / V.T. Holliday -- Soils in ecology and ecology in soils / D. Binkley -- History of soil biology / J. Berthelin, U. Babel and F. Toutain -- Historical aspects of soil chemistry / D.L. Sparks -- The changing understanding of physical properties of soils: water flow, soil architecture / S. Hasegawa and B.P. Warkentin -- Soil erosion and conservation : an international history and a cautionary tale / K.B. Showers -- Stewardship and soil health / E.G. Gregorich, G.P. Sparling and L.J. Gregorich -- Soil nutrient management for plant growth / A. Finck -- Soils and environmental issues / T.M. Addiscott -- Ancient agricultural terraces and soils / J.A. Sandor
Subject Soil science -- History
Alt Author Warkentin, Benno P
International Union of Soil Sciences
Soil Science Society of America
World Congress of Soil Science (18th : 2006)
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