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2 edition of Supersoil for developing countries. found in the catalog.

Supersoil for developing countries.

K. C. Lee

Supersoil for developing countries.

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Published by Scientific Council in Jamaica .
Written in English


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SeriesS.R.C. technicalpaper
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19268947M

The World Soils Book Series publishes peer-reviewed books on the soils of a particular country. They include sections on soil research history, climate, geology, geomorphology, major soil types, soil maps, soil properties, soil classification, soil fertility, land use and vegetation, soil management, soils and humans, soils and industry, future soil issues.


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For the next 3 weeks a SOIL team will be working in Benin, learning more about the culture here and constructing the first of 3 ecological toilets in a rural area in the northern region of Kalale in collaboration with a local organization ADESCA and their international partner SELF.

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They have more and more buildings on the farm, more and more fields in crops and many animals. Wood for the town remains a major source of income.This brings me to the purpose of this paper.

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Occurs when physical forces break rock into smaller and smaller pieces without changing the rocks mineral.