Advantages and Disadvantages of Sandy Soils

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Rashidi Bin Othman, PhD – Professor, Landscape Ecology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia
Farah Ayuni Mohd Hatta, PhD – Research Fellow, Plant Biotechnology, Institute of Islam Hadhari, National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
Wan Syibrah Hanisah Wan Sulaiman, PhD – Assistant Professor, Environmental Management and Sustainability, International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART), Malaysia
Nur Hanie Mohd Latiff, PhD – Assistant Professor, Environmental Science, International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART), Malaysia
Razanah Ramya, PhD – Research Fellow, Ecology & Ethno Science, Institute of the Malay World and Civilization, National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Series: Air, Water and Soil Pollution Science and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
BISAC: SCI026000; SCI020000; TEC003060
DOI: 10.52305/HSEX3848

This book presents the significant values of sandy soil and its properties, which include biotic and abiotic components, soil protection, soil amelioration, ecological indicators, and, differing from other books, Forest Therapy concept implementation in the sandy soil forest areas. This book may benefit people from different fields, including ecologists, landscape architects, researchers, and students to understand in-depth the properties of sandy soil, its characteristics, and functional values.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Sandy Soil: Advantages and Disadvantages
Razanah Ramya, PhD
Institute of the Malay World and Civilization, National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Chapter 2. Improving Physical Properties of Sandy Soil by Si-Rich Amendments
E. Bocharnikova, PhD, and V. Matichenkov, Dr. of Sci
Institute Basic Biological Problems Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia

Chapter 3. Profiles and Distribution Patterns of Different Metal Ion Contaminants in the Sandy Soil Landfill Areas
Nur Hanie Mohd Latiff¹, Wan Syibrah Hanisah Wan Sulaiman¹, Razanah Ramya², Farah Ayuni Mohd Hatta³ and Rashidi Othman⁴
¹International Institute for Halal Research and Training, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
²Institute of Malay and Civilization, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
³Intitute of Islam Hadhari, The National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
⁴Herbarium Unit, Department of Landscape Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, IIUM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chapter 4. The Physical and Chemical Properties of Water and Sandy Soil Found in the Ex-Mining Lake Regions in Malaysia
Wan Syibrah Hanisah Wan Sulaiman¹, Nur Hanie Mohd Latiff¹, Razanah Ramya², Farah Ayuni Mohd Hatta³ and Rashidi Othman⁴
¹International Institute for Halal Research and Training, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
²Institute of Malay and Civilization, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
³Intitute of Islam Hadhari, The National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
⁴Herbarium Unit, Department of Landscape Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, IIUM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chapter 5. Flora on the Heath Forest Sandy Soil of Terengganu and Sarawak
F. A. Mohd Hatta¹, PhD, and R. Othman²
¹Institute of Islam Hadhari, The National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
²Herbarium Unit, Department of Landscape Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chapter 6. Forest Therapy Concept Implementation in the Sandy Soil Heath Forest Area for Potential Healthcare Enhancements
Nursyafica Nadia Johari¹, Rashidi Othman¹, Qurratu Aini Mat Ali² and Ainaa Eliah Abu Bakar³
¹Herbarium Unit, Department of Landscape Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, IIUM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
²Intitute of Islam Hadhari, The National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
³International Institute for Halal Research and Training, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chapter 7. Bris Soil: Natural Vegetation and Potential Cultivated Plants
Ainaa Eliah Abu Bakar¹, Nursyafica Nadia Johari², Qurratu Aini Mat Ali³ and Rashidi Othman⁴
¹International Institute for Halal Research and Training, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
²,⁴Herbarium Unit, Department of Landscape Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, IIUM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
³Intitute of Islam Hadhari, The National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Chapter 8. Aquatic Plants as Ecological Indicators – Status and Indices of Unhealthy Sandy Soil Water Bodies
Qurratu Aini Mat Ali¹, Farah Ayuni Mohd Hatta², Razanah Ramya³, Wan Syibrah Hanisah Wan Sulaiman⁴, Nur Hanie Mohd Latiff⁵ and Rashidi Othman⁶
¹,²Intitute of Islam Hadhari, The National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
³Institute of Malay and Civilization, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
⁴,⁵International Institute for Halal Research and Training, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
⁶Herbarium Unit, Department of Landscape Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, IIUM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 


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