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Soil science - Loess field

Main topic Soil science
Soil science is the study of soil, a very important natural resource for the survival of humans. This natural resource available on the surface of the earth has many unique properties. This science deals with the subjects like soil formation, its classification and mapping, its physical and chemical properties, its fertility and its use and management.

Soil science is a multidisciplinary science and includes expertise of engineers, physicists, chemists, agronomists, biologists, archaeologists and ecologists. The present focus of the studies concern the proper land use and its preservation to feed the growing world population. The two main branches of this study are pedology and edaphology.

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DescriptionLoess field in Germany
Source Author: Original: de.wikipedia 12:03, 25. Apr 2004 Mussklprozz
Modified by User:Mahmood
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