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Descriptor English: Edaphology
Descriptor Spanish: Ciencias del Suelo
Descriptor Portuguese: Ciências do Solo
Descriptor French: Édaphologie
Entry term(s): Pedology
Tree number(s): SP4.036.382
Scope note: Field of study that aims to evaluate, classify and understand the process of soil formation as well as its physical and chemical properties.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Soil Analysis DeCS
Soil Biology DeCS
Soil Chemistry DeCS
Soil Mechanics DeCS
Soil Microbiology MeSH
DeCS ID: 51770
Unique ID: DDCS051770
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Edaphology - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061890
Scope note Field of study that aims to evaluate, classify and understand the process of soil formation as well as its physical and chemical properties.
Preferred term Edaphology
Entry term(s) Pedology



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