The Maintenance of Fertility



In this account of the elements of tropical soil science we have, so far, considered the fundamental properties of soil, and have related them to certain aspects of soil management inherent in the exploitation of soil for agricultural purposes. Throughout these discussions the problem of soil fertility and its maintenance has been implicit. It is now appropriate to put the various aspects of this question into perspective.


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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1964

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Eden
    • 1
  1. 1.Tea Research Institute of East AfricaKenya

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