Professor Morgan is one of Britain's leading soil scientists with a lengthy experience of soil erosion and conservation around the world. This is the third edition of his book Soil Erosion and Conservation, a book that has become a standard text on the subject. Soil is one of the vital resources necessary for human existence. However, as the book indicates, soil erosion has been a problem for thousands of years and affects many regions of the world not just those with sensitive environments. Furthermore, soil erosion imposes a notable cost on those areas so affected, for example, in the United...

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