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  • Nitrogen Management in Crop Productionby Nand Kumar Fageria

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    One of the main approaches for safeguarding food security, sustainable development has increased demand for knowledge on fertilizer management in crop production. Among essential plant nutrients, nitrogen is one of the most important yield-limiting nutrients, mainly responsible for determining yield and yield components in cereals and legumes. It... more...

  • Pesticide Chemistryby Hideo Ohkawa; Hisashi Miyagawa; Phillip W. Lee

    Wiley 2007; US$ 299.00

    Resulting from the premier forum for pesticide development and use, this volume provides comprehensive coverage and even captures emerging technologies within the industry. All facets of pesticides are addressed here, including agriculture, agrochemicals, and environmental health aspects, as well as such global issues as food quality and safety. more...

  • Pesticides in Agriculture and the Environmentby Willis B. Wheeler

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 243.00

    Discussing the range of effects of pesticides on food and human safety, water quality, wildlife, and pest management, this book explores the agricultural, economic, and regulatory factors that affect pesticide use. It examines crop and pest ecology, integrated pest management principles, and emerging analytical tools to improve the efficacy and cost-efficiency... more...

  • Silicon in Agricultureby L.E. Datnoff; G.H. Snyder; G.H. Kornd÷rfer

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 175.00

    Presenting the first book to focus on the importance of silicon for plant health and soil productivity and on our current understanding of this element as it relates to agriculture. Long considered by plant physiologists as a non-essential element, or plant nutrient, silicon was the center of attention at the first international conference on Silicon... more...

  • Towards a Second Green Revolutionby G.B. Marini-Bett˛lo

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95

    Genetic research in some fundamental crops, together with the use of chemicals as pesticides and fertilizers, opened the way in the 1950s and 1960s to great changes in methodology in agriculture - with astonishing results in the tropics. This change became known as the Green Revolution - a truly great revolution in methods and materials which, when... more...

  • The Use and Fate of Pesticides in Vegetable-Based Agro-Ecosystems in Ghanaby William Joseph Ntow

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 71.95

    The Use and Fate of Pesticides in Vegetable-based Agro-ecosystems in Ghana reviews current knowledge on pesticides use in vegetable farming in Ghana and establishes the fate of pesticides in situ in tropical vegetable-based agro-ecosystems as well as their environmental and public health impacts on selected population groups. A field survey showed... more...

  • Bioassays with Arthropods, Second Editionby Jacqueline L. Robertson; N. E. Savin; Haiganoush K. Preisler; Robert M. Russell

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 99.95

    Providing clear examples of the use of state-of-the-art computer programs for analyses of bioassay data, Bioassays with Arthropods, Second Edition explains the statistical basis and analysis for each kind of quantal response bioassay. The first edition was a must-have reference for designing, conducting, and interpreting bioassays: this completely... more...

  • Environmental Fate Modelling of Pesticidesby Bernd Diekkruger; Otto Richter; Peter Nortersheuser

    Wiley 2008; US$ 182.00

    This book is concerned with modelling the fate of organic substances in the soil. Once a chemical enters the soil it is subject to various transformation processes. It partitions between the liquid, solid and gaseous phase, it is sorbed to different binding sites with a different strength of bonding, it may decay by a simple chemical process or it... more...

  • Insect Resistance Managementby David W. Onstad

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 98.95

    Insects, mites, and ticks have a long history of evolving resistance to pesticides, host-plant resistance, crop rotation, pathogens, and parasitoids. Insect resistance management (IRM) is the scientific approach to preventing or delaying pest evolution and its negative impacts on agriculture, public health, and veterinary issues. This book provides... more...

  • Methods in Agricultural Chemical Analysisby N.T. Faithfull

    CABI 2002; US$ 125.00

    This reference manual contains over 60 different practical analysis methods and is designed as a laboratory sourcebook. It describes the analysis of soils and composts, plant materials, animal feeds, plant components and fertilizers. more...