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Petrographic Methods For Soil Laboratories. by United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English

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SeriesTechnical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- 344
ContributionsFry, W.
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Open LibraryOL21753745M

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  Summary. This chapter presents a brief description of the petrographic microscope, reviews the optical properties of minerals and glasses, and describes techniques for preparing and analyzing grain mounts. It also describes grain counts, and summarizes properties of common minerals and glasses found in soils to aid in their by: 2. conditions and management. This book is intended to give students and scientists proven methods for measurement of soil mineralogical properties. In this volume we have updated Methods of Soil Analysis. Part 1. Physical and Mineralogical Methods () to refl ect . information (Soil Survey Staff, ; Soil Survey Staff, ). Brief “color-book” inserts with shorthand notation were released by the Soil Conservation Service (Spartanburg, SC, ; Western Technical Center, Portland, OR, ). Previous Field Books were released in (Schoeneberger et al.) and (Schoeneberger et al.). Methods of Soil Analysis, Part 3. Chemical Methods. Soil Science Society of America Book Series Number 5. American Society of Agronomy, Madison, WI. Total N: Combustion: Bremner, J.M.. Nitrogen-Total. p. In D.L. Sparks (ed). Methods of Soil Analysis, Part 3. Chemical Methods. Soil Science Society of America Book Series Number 5.

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