edaphology

study of soils

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  • Edaphology — (from Greek gr. ἔδαφος, edaphos , ground ; and gr. λογία, logia ) is one of two main divisions of soil science, the other being pedology. [Page 8 in Citation last = Buckman | first = Harry O. | last2 = Brady | first2 = Nyle C. | title = The… …   Wikipedia

  • edaphology — dirvotyra statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis dirvožemio kilmę, evoliuciją, struktūrą, fizines ir chemines savybes, geografinį paplitimą ir racionalų naudojimą. Svarbiausios šakos: dirvožemio chemija,… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • edaphology — ˌedəˈfäləjē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek edaphos + English logy : pedology * * * edaphology /ed ə folˈə ji/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑edaphic …   Useful english dictionary

  • edaphology — noun The ecological relationship of soil with plants, and land cultivation practices. See Also: edaphologic, edaphological, edaphologist …   Wiktionary

  • edaphology — n. science that studies soils …   English contemporary dictionary

  • edaphology — ed·a·phol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • Soil science — is the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the earth including soil formation, classification and mapping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and… …   Wikipedia

  • Agrology — (from Greek gr. ἀγρός, agros , field, tilled land ; and gr. λογία, logia ) is the branch of soil science dealing with the production of crops. The use of the term is most active in Canada. Use of the term outside of Canada is sporadic but… …   Wikipedia

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  • Earth science — (also known as geoscience, the geosciences or the Earth Sciences), is an all embracing term for the sciences related to the planet Earth [ [http://wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=earth%20science Wordnet Search: Earth science] ] . It is… …   Wikipedia

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