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- CRC Press 2001; US$ 149.95
Containing 18 contributions by mostly university-based soil scientists, agronomists, agricultural researchers, resource economists, and many others, this volume provides a thorough review of the use of compost in horticultural cropping systems, as well as of commercial compost production systems; the biological, chemical, and physical processes tha more...
- CABI 2005; US$ 55.00
There is widespread public concern about the effects of nitrate derived from the use of fertilizers in farming on water quality and public health. But research on nitrate during the past decade has revealed wide discrepancies between public perceptions and reality. more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 120.00
After a summary of world sugar beet production, this text describes the plant's need for each nutrient and their effects on growth, yield and crop quality. The soil's supply of nutrients is examined as the basis for use of mineral fertilizers, organic manures and foliar applications. more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
Fertilizer use in Africa as compared to other developing regions has been limited. What types of policies and programs are needed to realize the potential benefits of fertilizer in African agriculture? This book summarizes key lessons learned from past efforts to promote fertilizer in Africa, provides an overview of the current state of knowledge concerning... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 12.99
Back-to-basics gardening that will benefit the earth and your wallet! Want to use ordinary waste to create an extraordinary garden? Composting lets you turn household food waste, yard clippings, and more into free compost and mulch that's chock-full of nutrients. From building and working with traditional compost bins to starting an indoor worm-composting... more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2007; US$ 50.00
Hand book of biofertilizer and biopesticides is a collection of research papers presented in the national conference on "Trontiers in biofertilizers and biopesticides" The research papers of scientists from all over India and few from abroad are included in the book. The papers furnish recent information on interactions of microorganisms... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 12.95
Weeding. Watering. Soil improvement. Frost and heat protection. Wouldn't it be wonderful if these gardening and landscaping chores could be simplified with one easy method? They can! This book is a reader's guide to the gardener's secret weapon for healthy, carefree and beautiful gardens and landscapes - mulch. Advice on every kind of mulch and on... more...
- CABI 2001; US$ 110.00
Rapid urbanization has created a major challenge with regard to waste management and environmental protection. However, the problem can be ameliorated by turning organic waste into compost for use as an agricultural fertilizer in peri-urban areas. This book addresses these subjects. more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 275.00
Nitrogen in the Environment: Sources, Problems, and Management is the first volume to provide a holistic perspective and comprehensive treatment of nitrogen from field, to ecosystem, to treatment of urban and rural drinking water supplies, while also including a historical overview, human health impacts and policy considerations. It provides a worldwide... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 130.95
Nitrogen is one of the most critical elements for all life forms. In agricultural systems it is essential for the production of crops for feed, food, and fiber. The ever-increasing world population requires increasing use of nitrogen in agriculture to supply human needs for dietary protein. Worldwide demand for nitrogen will increase as a direct... more...