Daniels, W. Lee and Kathryn C. Haering. 2006. Chapter Three: Concepts of Basic Soil Science out of The Mid-Atlantic Nutrient Management Handbook. Mid-Atlantic Water Program. Accessed at: < http://www.soilphysics.okstate.edu/teaching/soil-4683/references/concepts%20of%20basic%20soil%20science.pdf>
Lee W. Daniels and Kathryn C. Haering’s Chapter Three: Concepts of Basic Soil Science out of the book Mid-Atlantic Nutrient Management Handbook covers a variety of background information on basic concepts underlying the study of soil. The chapter covers, in some detail, factors that contribute to a soil’s productivity, physical properties of soil, factors that affect organic content in soil, soil chemical properties, and information on soil survey reports.