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Intro to Soil Science Lec. 1-2 Introduction Book Ch. 1 1/10/2011 4 Why Study Soil Science at Illinois "The wealth of Illinois is in her soil and her strength lies in its intelligent development" (A.S. Draper, President of the University of Illinois, 1899) Davenport Hall Old home of soil science Soil is good for you! 1. World’s most important natural resource. 2. Medium for plant growth
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Medium for engineering. 4. Medium for waste disposal and treatment. 5. Storage and filter medium for water. 6. The upper portion of the regolith differentiated from lower portions by the degree of physical, chemical, and especially biological alterations. 7. The zone of interaction between atmosphere and rock. Definitions of Soil...
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