Author(s): A.E. Hewitt
Landcare Research Science Series No. 1, Third Edition This book provides a new synthesis for the large body of information collected since the 1950's. It represents the best attempt, given the state of knowledge at the time, to classify and provide a comprehensive overview of New Zealand soils. Features of the book include a key to orders, subgroups and groups; an indepth discussion on the diverse types of soil orders; and an appendix listing the meanings of each classification code. The third edition contains updates and corrections.