publication . Other literature type . 2018

Developing a Soil Aggregate Stability Standard For Use in Laboratory Proficiency Testing

Smith, Mackenzie;
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  • Published: 12 Apr 2018
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Soil health is an important part of agriculture and is becoming an issue to which more and more people are paying attention. In evaluating soil health there are many factors proposed to determine healthy soils, and one of the most reliable indicators, as identified by both academic and soil testing industry experts, is macro-aggregate stability. There is a great need for a method to make standard macro-aggregate stability soil samples for commercial and public labs and other facilities to use in quality control/quality assurance programs. We performed a screening study where different soils with widely ranging clay and organic matter content were treated with co...
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Medical Subject Headings: complex mixtures
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