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Davis, B N K With N Walker; D F Ball; A H Fitter / The New Naturalist Series Listings

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1 Davis, B N K with N Walker; D F Ball; A H Fitter / The New Naturalist Series

The Soil, with 14 Colour Photographs and 100 black and White Photos and Drawings ---The New Naturalist Series

London, England: London, UK: HarperCollins / Harper Collins / The New naturalist Series, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing
1992 0002199041 / 9780002199049
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good (see description)

Photo Cover
Not Signed
-----------trade paperback size softcover, a Very Good copy with light wear, small sticker pull on front cover, 192 pages, colour and b&w photos, b&w illustrations, contents include: Editor's preface; Author's Preface; ARCHITECTURE of the SOIL WORLD -by Davis and Ball ---The soil surface and superficial plant remains; Humus; The mineral skeleton; Soil pores, atmosphere and water --- The VARIETY of SOILS in BRITAIN -by Ball --- Soil forming factors; Soil classification --- ROOTS - by Fitter --- Mycorrhizas; Root nodules --- The SOIL FAUNA: ARTHROPODS - by Davis --- Soil micro-arthropods; Mites; Collembola; Woodlice and soil habitats; Millipedes and centipedes; Spiders; Vegetarian insects; Beetles as predators; Ants and ant hills ---OTHER SOIL ANIMALS -by Davis --- Earthworms; Soil nematodes; Snails and slugs; Moles ---BACTERIA and other MICROORGANISMS of the SOIL -by Walker --- Activities of soil microbes; Fungi, yeasts, actinomycetes and algae --- NATURAK HABITATS -by Ball and Davis ---Woodlands; Moorland and hill; Grassland habitats --- AGRICULTURAL SOILS - PRODUCTIVITY and MANAGEMENT -by Davis ---A brief history; Cultivation; Fertilizers; Field drainage and irrigation; Straw disposal; Postscript --- AGRICULTURAL SOILS - A Sideways Look -by Davis and Walker --- Cultivation; Pesticides; Breakdown of pesticides; Leaching of nitrates; Erosion; Organic farming --- RECLAMATION and RESTORATION - by Davis --- Natural processes; Soil reclamation; INDEX, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

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