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  • Brazilian soil science: from its inception to the future, and beyond 

    Camargo, Flavio A. O.; Alvarez V, Victor H.; Baveye, Philippe C. (Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência do Solo, 2010)
    The present essay is meant to provide some background on the evolution of the soil science community in Brazil, since its inception, to describe its current situation, and to outline a number of opportunities and challenges ...
  • From dust bowl to dust bowl: soils are still very much a frontier of science 

    Baveye, Philippe C.; Rangel, David; Laba, Magdeline; Darnault, Christophe; Otten, Wilfred; Radulovich, Ricardo; Camargo, Flavio A. O. (American Society of Agronomy, 2011-11)
    When the Soil Science Society of America was created, 75 yr ago, the USA was suffering from major dust storms, causing the loss of enormous amounts of topsoil as well as human lives. These catastrophic events reminded ...