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Authors : Smith, Richard M., 1912- , Tryon, Earl H., Tyner, Edward Henry,, Tyner, Edward Henry,
Title: Soil development on mine spoil
Publication Info: West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.: West Virginia University Libraries
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Print source: Soil development on mine spoil
Smith, Richard M., 1912- , Tryon, Earl H., Tyner, Edward Henry,, Tyner, Edward Henry,

Morgantown, W.Va: West Virginia University, Agricultural Experiment Station
Bulletin No. 604T, 1971
Subject terms:
Soils--West Virginia.
Spoil banks--West Virginia.
Soil formation--West Virginia.
PDF: s127.e1no.604t

Contents
SectionThe Authors
SectionThe Cover
SectionSoil Development on Mine Spoil R. M. SMITH, E. H. TRYON, and E. H. TYNER 
SectionBulk Densities 
SectionParticle Sizes 
SectionAcidity 
SectionCation Exchange 
SectionInfiltration 
SectionLeaf Composition 
SectionRoot Development 
SectionDiscussion and Interpretations 
SectionBulk Density an Porocity 
SectionNitrogen and Organic Matter 
SectionAcidity (ph) Profiles 
SectionCation Exchange and Plant Nutrients 
SectionMineralogy and Weathering 
SectionInfiltration, Dry and Wet 
SectionField Moisture Trends and Rainfall 
SectionLeaf Composition and Available Nutrients 
SectionRoot Distribution and Development 
SectionForest Site Quality Ratings 
SectionPasture Quality and Potentials 
SectionTopography, Erosion, and Drainage Water Quality 
SectionGeneral Comparison: Spoils Versus Soils 
SectionSummary