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Weathered tropical soils: the ultisols & oxisols


Jusop, Shamshuddin and Ishak, Che Fauziah (2010) Weathered tropical soils: the ultisols & oxisols. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang, Selangor. ISBN 9789673441464

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This book is published primarily to summarize the research carried out on two of the most important soils in Malaysia. These two types of soils which cover about 70% of our land surface are mainly used for cultivation of oil palm and rubber, the backbone of our economy. The main beneficiaries of the book are students of soil mineralogy, chemistry annd fertility as well as those studying in public universities in Malaysia. Others are soil scientists and agronomists who work in the public and private sectors. This book is written in 10 chapters, covering the various aspects of soil science. These include soil formation and classification, the soils physico-chemical properties and how Ultisols and Oxisols in Malaysia are managed for sustainable crop production.

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Item Type: Book
Call Number: S592.16 S528
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Soils; Tropical soils; Ultisols; Oxisols
Depositing User: Muhamad Syamil Hamidon
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2016 09:08
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2016 09:08
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