Books Received | Published:

Good Soil

Nature volume 154, page 594 (11 November 1944) | Download Citation

Subjects

Abstract

SOMEWHAT more academic than are other volumes in this series, this book covers a good deal of ground in small compass and presents an invaluable introduction to soil science—though possibly the section on cartography could have been fuller. The book is especially notable as making accessible the details of Dr. Linwood L. Lee's New Jersey method of recognizing textural groups by handling the soil, for its numerous and instructive illustrations, and for its useful outline of soil mineralogy. The book pays special attention to soil texture, describes world soil groups ("the soil-pattern of the world"), and has a practical chapter on finding the best crop for every soil under English conditions.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

About this article

Publication history

Published

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/154594e0

Authors

    Comments

    By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

    Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing