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This e-book is the 1st of 2 volumes meant to exchange the previous and now out of print summary de pedologie, the former 3 variations of that have been seasoned­ duced via a similar writer in 1960, 1965 and 1970. It was once obvious that the time period 'precis', because of this the textual content used to be neces­ sarily condensed and summarised, now not corresponded with the current day state of affairs, for pedology has built significantly long ago 10 years and it now uses the main smooth and sundry examine strategies. It has develop into a completely separate self-discipline and has assumed, at the least in definite international locations, enormous value. additionally, various colleges of concept have built and their occasionally contradictory viewpoints are awarded at many foreign meetings, which, if legitimate conclusions are to be reached from them, required massive area for dialogue. therefore, even through being very concise it was once not attainable to house the total of soil technological know-how in the area of 1 quantity, in order that a quantity structure grew to become a need. As soil technology is understood to have essentially specific features, it's been effortless to figure out the contents of every quantity and likewise to provide every one an identification and harmony, in addition to allowing a special type of presentation to be made in each one case.

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However, a broader definition is to be used in this book in which humin is defined as being all of the nonextractable compounds that have been subject to biochemical change and are bonded to minerals. 3 The phases of humification Litter decomposition is essentially a rapidly operating biological process, humic compounds being formed almost contemporaneously. Because, as stated previously, these two processes cannot be separated either in space or time, they will be looked at together under the heading of biological humification.

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