Soil science and soil defination

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In this presentation, you can found that, what is soil, Definition of soil science and all details, properties of soil. This Presentation made by Md Rubel Hossain. please follow me here :


<ul><li> 1. This is Md Rubel Mia speaking ID# 12309056 Program: BSAg </li> <li> 2. Topic Name is: </li> <li> 3. What is Soil ? Soil is considered as a natural body, a biochemically weathered and synthesize product of nature. </li> <li> 4. Weathering Rocks and Minerals soil Pedological point of view Soil is a weathered product of rocks and minerals. </li> <li> 5. 2. Edaphological / Agricultural : Soil is a natural medium for plant growth. </li> <li> 6. . </li> <li> 7. Soil is a foundation material for buildings and roads. </li> <li> 8. 5.General point of view- Soil is the loose surface of earth. </li> <li> 9. Medium for plant growth Habitat for soil organism Recycling of Nutrients and organic waste Water supply and purification Engineering medium </li> <li> 10. What is Soil Science ? 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 soil. These properties in relation to the use and management of soil. </li> <li> 11. Reason for studying soil: A prime reason for studying soils is to obtain a general concept as to what they are and how they can and should be used. Such a concept is essential to understand how soil can serve the engineer, the farmer, and the home owner. </li> <li> 12. Scope of Soil Science Soil Geology: The study of the geological materials from which soil is derived and its process of formation. </li> <li> 13. Study of chemical component of soil, their interaction with one another. </li> <li> 14. Soil physics: Study the effects of physical laws on the evolution of chemical and physical properties of soil. </li> <li> 15. Soil Biology: Study the effects of plants, animals and soil microorganisms on the evolution of soils. </li> <li> 16. Branches of soil science Pedology. Edaphology. </li> <li> 17. It deals with soil formation, soil genesis, soil classification and description of soil properties. </li> <li> 18. Edaphology: Study of soil in relation to growth, nutrition and yield crops or plants. </li> </ul>