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Soils - Key terms and concepts Upon completion of this course, the student should be familiar with the following terms, concepts, and programs. Soil formation Weathering Soil profile Soil horizons Soil taxonomy Soil Types Acidic soils Alkaline soils Saline soils Residual soils Aluvial soils Eolian soils Chernozem Calcareous soils Soil components Soil organic matter Humus Ions Anions Cations Acidic and basic cations Soil properties Soil texture Soil structure Tilth Hydration Oxidation Reduction Dissolution Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) Buffer capacity of soils Percent base saturation Soil pH Electrical conductivity C:N ratio Carbon sequestration Soil conditioning index (SCI)
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Properties of water Melting point Boiling point
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Unformatted text preview: Specific gravity Heat of fusion Heat of vaporization Molecular weight Specific heat Surface tension Soil-water relationship Water holding capacity of soils Soil porosity Soil respiration Macropores Micropores Bulk density Capillary water Gravitational water Water infiltration and permeability Water available to plants Field Capacity Wilting point Nutrient Cycle Carbon cycle Nitrogen cycle Nutrient uptake by plants Mobile and immobile nutrients Nutrient uptake by diffusion Transpiration Nutrient uptake through mass flow Tap roots and fibrous roots Root sorption zones Root surface sorption zones Legumes Rhizobia Soil related problems Soil compaction Plow pans Natural pans Nutrient toxicity Soil erosion...
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