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soil fertility
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The quality of a soil that enables it to provide nutrients in adequate amounts and in proper balance for the growth of specified plants when other growth factors, such as light, moisture, temperature, and the physical condition of the soil, are favorable.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/968.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/968
Used For
fertility (soil)
Broader Term
soil productivity status
Related Term
edaphic factors
fertilizer application
manure amendments
Mehlich-3 phosphorus
nutrient availability
plant nutrition
quantity-intensity relationships
soil amendments
soil nutrients
soil restoration
soil test values
Spanish
fertilidad del suelo
Term Number
968