The book contains 14 chapters which illustrate the long history of indigenous knowledge and soil research, climate, geology and geomorphology, vegetation cover, soil forming factors and processes, major soils, properties and their classification. Furthermore, it presents past climate change and paleosols, agroecological zones, soil fertility, soil biology and biotechnology, human induced land degradation and "soil management in space and time". In the end, major challenges facing the soil resources of the country are defined and recommendations are made to face the future challenges.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 255
Weight: 1233 g
Dimensions: 279 x 210 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2018
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