Definition of soil science in English:

soil science

Syllabification: soil sci·ence

noun

  • The branch of science concerned with the formation, nature, ecology, and classification of soils.
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    • ‘I really looked forward to finding solutions to reverse this erosion,’ says Jezile, who is now studying soil science and ecology on rangelands.
    • Data from organic farming, appropriate technology, agroforestry, soil science, aquaculture, and a dozen other disciplines all support the techniques organized by permaculture.
    • We've made huge advances in agricultural mechanization, in fertilization, in soil science.

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