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Foreword.- Our indispensable soil.- How soil is formed.- Floral splendour and shortage of nutrients.- Life in the soil.- The circulation of nutrients.- Biological warfare.- A matter of taste.- Soil and climate.- Epilogue.


"This book is a very brief and very personal reflection on the role of soil in society, agriculture, and the environment. It addresses the indispensability of soil to life on Earth, soil formation, nutrient management and the nutrient cycle, biodiversity, biological control, soils and food quality, and soils and climate. ... It is an excellent entry into that realm of inquisitiveness for new students. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All levels/libraries." (M. S. Coyne, Choice, Vol. 52 (8), April, 2015)

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