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Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 3 - Soil Forming Factors

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This lesson identifies the five major soil forming factors and discusses how they influence soil development.

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Jim Ippolito
Research Soil Scientist
USDA-ARS-NWISRL
Kimberly, Idaho

Formerly Assistant Professor
Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA




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This lesson was developed by Martha Mamo, Timothy Kettler, and Dennis McCallister at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Jim Ippolito, Research Soil Scientist
USDA-ARS-NWISRL, Kimberly, Idaho, formerly at Colorado State University; Ron Reuter at Oregon State University; Christoph Geiss at Trinity College-Connecticut; and William Zanner at the University of Minnesota. Development of this lesson was supported by the National Science Foundation Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement Program (NSF-CCLI), Award Number DUE-0042603. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of NSF.

 

 

 

 

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