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- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
Trees hold a powerful place in American constructions of what is good in nature and the environment. As we attempt to cope with environmental crises, trees are increasingly enlisted with great fervor as agents of our stewardship over nature. In this innovative and impassioned book, Shaul E. Cohen exposes the way that environmental stewardship is undermined... more...
- NRC Research Press 2000; US$ 49.95
This book provides foresters with the necessary information to understand the performance of spruce seedlings after being planted on a reforestation site. It was written for an anticipated audience of university students who are taking a regeneration silviculture class, plus foresters and researchers who work with spruce species within forest regeneration... more...
- NRC Research Press 2001; US$ 49.95
Published on the occasion of the 21st session of the International Poplar Commission in association with The Poplar Council of Canada and the Poplar Council of the United States This book describes the status of culture and utilization of poplars in North America and documents succinctly recent scientific and technological advances. more...
- NRC Research Press 1998; US$ 39.95
This revised publication replaces The Canadian System of Soil Classification (second edition) published in 1987. The changes incorporated in this current publication are based on the work of the Soil Classification Working Group (SCWG) formerly of the Expert Committee on Soil Survey, and continued by the Land Resource Division of the former Centre... more...
- NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 39.95
Cette publication revue et augmentée remplace la deuxième édition (publiée en 1987) de l'ouvrage The Canadian System of Soil Classification. Les changements apportés à la publication reflètent les travaux réalisés par le groupe de travail sur la classification des sols qui a relevé du Comité d'experts sur la prospection pédologique, puis de la Division... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
This provocative new book presents the results of twenty years of research on deforestation in the Amazon. By carefully observing the changing character of human settlements and their association with deforestation over such a prolonged period, the author is able to reject much of the 'perceived wisdom'. more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 145.00
A guide to soil analysis for chemists and environmental scientists Soil-so essential to life on earth-is one of the most complicated of materials. A complex mixture of inorganic and organic solids, liquids, and gases, soil presents a challenging material for analysis, especially for researchers who are not specialists in soil chemistry. This clear,... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 239.95
Wood is the most versatile raw material available to man. It is burned as fuel, shaped into utensils, used as a structural engineering material, converted into fibres for paper production, and put to newer uses as a source of industrial chemicals. Its quality results largely from the chemical and physical structure of the cell walls of its component... more...
- Haworth Press 2003; US$ 69.95
This book, written by soil scientists with decades of practical experience, shows the importance of organic matter in maintaining crop production. The addition of organic matter to soil is covered in great detail. Sustainable Soils: The Place of Organic Matter in Sustaining Soils and Their Productivity discusses what materials can be added, proper... more...