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Most of the soil science books are found in the S (Soil Science) section on the second floor of the main library.

Examples of what can be found include:

Soils / Soil Science     S590 – 599.9

  • Age     S592.185
  • Biochemistry     S592.7 – 592.85
  • Chemistry     S592.5 – 592.6.Z55
  • Classification - General     S592.16 - S592.17Z
  • Climate     S599+
  • Crops / Soil-Plant Relationships     S596.53
  • Formation     S592.2
  • History     S590.7 – 590.73.Z
  • Nutrition     S596.5596.53
  • Physics (texture, color)     S592.3 – 592.4
  • Remote Sensing     S592.135
  • Structure     S593.2
  • Subsoils     S593.27
  • Surveys, Profiles, and Mapping     S592.14 – 592.147


Other Sections

  • Soil Ecology     QH541.5.S6
  • Soil Microbiology     QR111+
  • Soil Pollution     TD878+
  • Geology     QE1+