Soil Fertility and Fertilizers, 8th edition

  • John L. Havlin
  • Samuel L. Tisdale
  • Werner L. Nelson
  • James D. Beaton


Soil Fertility and Fertilizers: An Introduction to Nutrient Management, Eighth Edition, provides a thorough understanding of the biological, chemical, and physical properties affecting soil fertility and plant nutrition. Covering all aspects of nutrient management for profitable crop production, the text pays particular attention to minimizing the environmental impact of soil and fertilizer management. The eighth edition of this proven text has been substantially revised to reflect rapidly advancing knowledge and technologies in both plant nutrition and nutrient management.

Table of contents

1. Introduction
2. Basic Soil-Plant Relationships
3. Soil Acidity and Alkalinity
4. Nitrogen
5. Phosphorus
6. Potassium
7. Sulfur, Calcium, and Magnesium
8. Micronutrients
9. Soil Fertility Evaluation
10. Basics of Nutrient Management
11. Nutrients Interactions and Economics
12. Agricultural Productivity and Environmental Quality

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2013) - Copyright © 2013