Primarily meant for undergraduate and graduate students wanting to develop their expertise in agricultural sceince and chemistry, this book aims at understanding the basic physical chemistry of soils. In addition, environmental problems such as soil stresses and the interactions between the different environmental components are highlighted. This book serves as a basic tool for students enrolled in agriculture, soil science and environmental science courses.
Introduction. Mathematics for Physical Chemistry of Soils. Basics of Soil Science. Soil Composition. Air in Soils. Water in Soils. Soil Colloids. Soil Properties. Physical Chemistry of Stressed Soils. Bases of the Mechanisms of Soil Formation. The Basics of Advanced Techniques for Soil Investigations.