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Forest soils : origin, properties, relation to vegetation, and silvicultural management

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Wilde, S. A. 1898- (Sergius Alexander)
Forest soils : origin, properties, relation to vegetation, and silvicultural management
Madison, Wisconsin: Soils Dept., College of Agriculture, University of Wisconsin, 1941
384 leaves, [24] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] Forest soils: origin, properties, relation to vegetation, and silvicultural management

[Title page] Forest soils: origin, properties, relation to vegetation, and silvicultural management

Preface, Wilde, S. A.

Contents

A brief historical review of forest soil studies, pp. [1]-9 ff.

Part I. Genesis of forest soils, p. 10

Chapter I. Nature of forest soils, pp. 10-16

Chapter II. Parent material of soils, pp. 16-25

Chapter III. Weathering of rocks and decomposition of organic remains, pp. 26-31

Chapter IV. Development of soil profile, pp. 31-44

Part II. The great soil groups of the world, p. 44

Chapter V. Zonal forest soils, pp. 45-65

Chapter VI. Intra-zonal forest soils, pp. 66-78 ff.

Chapter VII. Non-forest soils, pp. 79-81 ff.

Part III. Soil as a medium for tree growth, p. 82

Chapter VIII. Nature of forest cover and relation of forest to environment, pp. 82-91 ff.

Chapter IX. Physical properties of forest soils, pp. 92-105

Chapter X. Chemical properties of forest soils, pp. 105-126

Chapter XI. Organisms of forest soils, pp. 127-140

Chapter XII. Forest humus, pp. 141-156 ff.

Part IV. Soil-forest types, pp. 157-158

Chapter XIII. Subarctic forests, pp. 158-162

Chapter XIV. Forests of the Podzol region, pp. 163-175 ff.

Chapter XV. Prairie forests, pp. 176-178

Chapter XVI. Forests of the Lateritic region, pp. 179-183

Chapter XVII. Mountain forests, pp. 184-194

Part V. Analysis of forest soils, p. 195

Chapter XVIII. Analysis of physical properties of forest soils, pp. 196-202

Chapter XIX. Chemical analysis of forest soils, pp. 202-236

Chapter XX. Biological analysis of forest soils, pp. 236-239

Part VI. Forest soils in relation to silviculture and forest management, p. 240

Chapter XXI. Forest soil survey, pp. 241-257

Chapter XXII. Soils and tree planting, pp. 258-270

Chapter XXIII. Amelioration of soils and planting on adverse sites, pp. 271-284

Chapter XXIV. Thinning and selective logging on different soils, pp. 285-292 ff.

Chapter XXV. Forest economics as related to soils, pp. 293-301

Part VII. Management of forest nursery soils, pp. 302-303

Chapter XXVI. Selection of forest nursery sites, pp. 303-308

Chapter XXVII. Regulation of moisture content in soils of forest nurseries, pp. 309-313

Chapter XXVIII. Use of commercial fertilizers, pp. 314-323

Chapter XXIX. Preparation and use of fertilizer composts, pp. 324-335

Chapter XXX. Use of liquid fertilizers, pp. 335-341

Chapter XXXI. Green manures, catch crops and cover crops, pp. 341-346

Chapter XXXII. Adjustment of nursery soil fertility, pp. 346-356

Chapter XXXIII. Control of parasitic organisms in soils of forest nurseries, pp. 356-369

Appendix, pp. 370-384


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