Introduction To Soils
Soil Definitions and Properties
Identification and Classification
Soil Naming and Soil Maps
Maori and Soils
Why Do We Need To Know
Why And How Are Soils Different
Why Be Able To Identify A Soil
Identifying And Classifying Soils
Naming The Soil
Soil Names On A Soil Map
Summary:- Understanding Soils
Use Of A Soil Description
Choosing a Description Site
How To Recognise Soil Horizons
Size and Abundance
Soil Texture Classes
Using The Texture Triangle
Other Soil Features
Soil Orders:- NZMaps
Correlation of Soil Classifications
Example: Waikato Soils
Example Waikato Soil Groups and Series
The Survey:- Soil Descriptions
Flowchart to Find Soil Types
Regional Soils Records
Soils Picture Resource
Introduction-Management Of Soils
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