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soil science

Syllabification: soil sci·ence

Definition of soil science in English:

noun

The branch of science concerned with the formation, nature, ecology, and classification of soils.
Example sentences
  • ‘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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