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- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 20.00
Thirty-five years and many acres after planting his first patch of prairie flowers, Carl Kurtz is considered one of the deans of the great tallgrass prairie revival. The Prairie Enthusiast called the 2001 edition of his book a “readable and understandable introduction to prairie and the general steps in carrying out a reconstruction.”... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Advances in Food-Producing Systems For Arid and Semiarid Lands Part B more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Advances in Food-Producing Systems For Arid and Semiarid Lands Part A more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 179.00
The papers assembled here cover topics such as technological advances in soil salinity mapping and monitoring, management and reclamation of salt-affected soils, use of marginal quality water for crop production, salt-tolerance mechanisms in plants, biosaline agriculture and agroforestry, microbiological interventions for marginal soils, opportunities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95
Dry areas suffer not only from limited rainfall but also ?natural leakage??90% of rainwater is lost directly or indirectly, and is unavailable for agriculture or domestic use. Water harvesting is a low-cost, easy-to-use, environmentally-friendly way to recover a large part of this lost water. How does water harvesting work? Which sites or areas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.50
This topic is central to contemporary concerns for more sustainable agricultural development. This is a well-written and clear book, with excellent data, tables and illustrations, addressing issues of water use, climate change, poverty and small farmers. The authors are highly respected and complement each other's acknowledged international expertise.' Professor... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 27.50
Although less than 3 percent of the original vast landscape survives, the tallgrass prairie remains a national treasure, glowing with a vast array of colorful wildflowers in spring and summer, enriched by the warm reds and browns of grasses in fall and winter. This comprehensive manual, crafted by the staff of the Tallgrass Prairie Center at the University... more...
- ABD Publishers 2009; US$ 125.00
Fast declining irrigation water potential and growing for water from different sections have necessitated efficient use of water resources. For increasing water use efficiency, especially in the use of surface irrigation water, one of the technical means is micro-irrigation system including drip and sprinkler irrigation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 119.95
With the increased use of alternative irrigation water sources on turfgrass and landscape sites, their management is becoming more complex and whole ecosystems-oriented. Yet few turfgrass managers have received formal training in the intricacies of irrigation water. Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality: Assessment and Management provides... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 119.00
Discusses various components of the water balance of an irrigated area including: evapotranspiration, effective precipitation, and capillary rise from the groundwater table. This book combines the components into a water management strategy that balances evapotranspiration (and thus crop yield) with the groundwater balance of the irrigated area. more...