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- CRC Press 2004; US$ 149.95
The area where urban lands meet and interact with rural lands, the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI), is developing into a major battleground on the environmental front. Forests at the Wildland-Urban Interface: Conservation and Management provides information, principles, tools, and case studies that enhance natural resource management, planning, and... more...
- Marcel Dekker Inc 2003; US$ 269.95
Discusses the control, management and reduction of soil acidification in various agricultural systems. The text presents strategies to modify and adjust crop production processes to decrease the toxicity of soil contaminants, balance soil pH, improve nutrient uptake and increase yield. more...
- Marcel Dekker Inc 2003; US$ 149.95
This text defines and explores the genesis, extraction, properties, and impact of humic matter on agriculture, industry, and the environment. It examines issues associated with produced and natural humic compounds - assessing the role of humic substances in industrial and pharmaceutical operations. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 103.00
Making use of a uniquely rich data set the authors analyze the ecological and economic impacts of a range of policies and examine whether the economic benefits of land clearing surpass the ecological costs. Their conclusions are surprising. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00
A major challenge of the twenty-first century will be to ensure sufficient global food production to cope with the ever-increasing world population. Soils, Land and Food is aimed at undergraduates, graduates, agricultural scientists and policy makers and describes how technological approaches to soil management can increase and sustain food production. more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 179.95
The scaling issue-the representation of processes at a scale different from the one at which observations and property measurements are made-remains the single largest problem in soil science and hydrology. Scaling Methods in Soil Physics covers many methods of scaling that should be useful to scientists across a range of soil-related disciplines.... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 259.95
The hydrological and geochemical interactions between clay minerals and organic matter in soils directly influence the reaction, behavior, and mobility of heavy metals in soils. Geochemical and Hydrological Reactivity of Heavy Metals in Soils is one of few books that comprehensively illustrates this cause-and-effect relationship. It highlights analytical... more...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 42.00
What we now know of as environmentalism began with the establishment of the first empire forest in 1855 in British India. The empire forestry movement spread rapidly throughout the world, and Gregory Barton's pioneering study is amongst the first to look at the origins of environmentalism in global perspective. 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...