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Soil Physical Quality and the Effects of Management

  • A. R. Dexter
  • E. A. Czyż
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Part of the NATO Science Series book series (ASEN2, volume 69)

Abstract

The use to which a soil is to be put determines which physical properties are desirable or undesirable. In this paper we examine aspects of soil physical quality which are important for plant growth and for certain aspects of environmental protection. Some soil physical properties and their consequences are discussed using examples from Poland.

Keywords

Hydraulic Conductivity Crop Residue Soil Compaction Plastic Limit Soil Strength 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. R. Dexter
    • 1
  • E. A. Czyż
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (IUNG)PulawyPoland

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