The Soils of Iran

  • Mohammad Hassan Roozitalab
  • Hamid Siadat
  • Abbas Farshad

Part of the World Soils Book Series book series (WSBS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Mohammad Hassan Roozitalab, Hamid Siadat, Abbas Farshad
    Pages 1-4
  3. Mohammad Reza Balali, Hamid Siadat, Mohammad Hassan Roozitalab
    Pages 5-18
  4. Ali Khalili, Jaber Rahimi
    Pages 19-33
  5. Mostafa Karimian Eghbal, Nikoo Hamzehpour, Mohammad Hady Farpoor
    Pages 35-56
  6. Ali Farzaneh, Morteza Ebrahimi Rastaghi
    Pages 57-71
  7. Farhad Khormali, Norair Toomanian
    Pages 73-91
  8. Mohammad Hassan Roozitalab, Norair Toomanian, Vahid Reza Ghasemi Dehkordi, Farhad Khormali
    Pages 93-147
  9. Martin Kehl, Farhad Khormali
    Pages 149-161
  10. Eddy De Pauw, Vahid R. Ghasemi Dehkordi, Abdolali Ghaffari
    Pages 163-173
  11. Najafali Karimian, Mohammad Mehdi Tehrani
    Pages 175-188
  12. Hossein Besharati, Nasser Aliasgharzad, Kazem Khavazi, Hadi Asadi Rahmani
    Pages 189-211
  13. Abbas Farshad, Ebrahim Pazira, Ali Akbar Noroozi
    Pages 213-227
  14. Abbas Farshad, Mohammad Hassan Roozitalab, Mohammad Reza Jalal Kamali
    Pages 229-244
  15. Hamid Siadat, Mohammad Hassan Roozitalab, Abbas Farshad
    Pages 245-251
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 253-255

About this book


This unique book addresses Iran’s extremely rich soil diversity and resources, which have developed under various climatic conditions ranging from dry to humid conditions. Featuring contributions by a group of respected experts on Iranian soils and agriculture, it provides comprehensive information on the management approaches needed for sustainable soil utilization and conservation under such conditions, and the attendant challenges. As such, it offers a valuable resource for anyone interested in soils and agriculture in Iran, but also in other Middle East and North African countries with similar climatic conditions.


Iranian Agro-ecological Zones Iranian Climate Iranian Land-use Iranian Soil Management Iranian Soils

Editors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Hassan Roozitalab
    • 1
  • Hamid Siadat
    • 2
  • Abbas Farshad
    • 3
  1. 1.Soil and Water Research InstituteTehranIran
  2. 2.Soil and Water Research InstituteTehranIran
  3. 3.ITCUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-69046-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-69048-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2211-1255
  • Series Online ISSN 2211-1263
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